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Saturday, Nov 16, 2019


Aug 14, 2019 12:25
The fires threaten to release the greenhouse gases stored for thousands of years. read more
Apr 01, 2019 00:24
The RTI query by Mumbai-based environment group Watchdog Foundation revealed data on forest fires across Mumbai, Thane, Pune, Kolhapur, Nashik and Aurangabad regions 2015 and 2019 read more
Nov 26, 2018 09:12
The so-called Camp Fire, which broke out on November 8, is so far known to have killed 87 people although another 249 people remain unaccounted for. read more
Nov 11, 2018 08:24
Rescue workers recovered the bodies of 14 people Saturday who were killed by the most destructive fire in California history. read more
Aug 07, 2018 08:48
Collectively dubbed the Mendocino Complex, the wildfires have burned through 114,850 hectares -- an area nearly the size of the sprawling city of Los Angeles -- and are just 30% contained. read more
Jul 30, 2018 01:45
Fire officials in Greece raised the death toll from a wildfire that raged through a coastal area east of Athens to 91 and reported that 25 people were missing Sunday read more
Jul 28, 2018 09:53
A wildfire in Northern California city of Redding claimed two lives as thousands of people scrambled to escape before the walls of flames descended from forested hills onto their neighbourhoods, leaving at least 500 structures destroyed in its wake. read more
May 30, 2018 22:17
Taking suo motu cognizance of the reports about the gravity of raging fires which have affected thousands of hectares of forest land in the state, the Uttarakhand High Court on Wednesday directed the state government to submit a status report within... read more
May 30, 2018 22:12
Giving credence to the fact that several cases of blaze breaking out in forests were man-made, forest officials have till date booked 60 people for intentionally setting vegetation on fire. This, however, is one fifth of total 300 people booked in 2... read more
May 28, 2018 22:20
Uttarakhand has reported 6,000 wildfire alerts since May 21 followed by Himachal that recorded over 3,500 such alerts in the same period, data collected by Forest Survey of India showed on Monday read more
May 23, 2018 21:53
With the onset of summer, there is an increase in the influx of tourists in the Himalayan state, paralleling almost with a surge in number of forest fire incidents read more
May 23, 2018 21:44
With fires burning down more than 2074 hectares of forest until Wednesday and with environmentalists questioning the efficacy of the state government in fighting the blaze, Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat came down heavily on forest officials reprimanding... read more
May 04, 2018 12:07
Fire management officials included the count of destroyed or heavily damaged buildings in a Thursday update. The Arizona fire is 12% contained. read more