19 firefighters killed in fast-moving Arizona blaze
July 1, 2013, 9:21 a.m.
Video: Fanned by hot winds, a deadly blaze exploded out of control on Sunday in Arizona, overtaking 19 firefighters, 18 of them from the same elite Prescott, Ariz., Granite Mountain Hotshots team.
Frequent fires? New tool reveals climate impact by ZIP code
June 21, 2013, 6:19 p.m. by Frances Beinecke, Natural Resources Defense Council
The new NRDC app is meant to spur individuals to action to combat climate change in their own communities.
Fire threatens Colorado's Royal Gorge
June 12, 2013, 9:38 a.m.
Video: A wildfire has forced homeowners and campers to be evacuated from Colorado's Royal Gorge area.
How 'hidden' wildfires are destroying the Amazon
June 11, 2013, 9:54 a.m. by Douglas Main, LiveScience
Between 1999 and 2010, understory forest fires burned more than 33,000 square miles, an area larger than the state of South Carolina.
Sublime devastation: 'Powerhouse Fire' razes almost 30,000 acres in California
June 3, 2013, 12:08 p.m. by Catie Leary
Firefighters have contained about 40 percent of the blaze, but not before burning more than 29,500 acres of land and destroying 6 homes in Lake Hughes, Calif.
Wildfires and camping: What you need to know to stay safe
May 30, 2013, 12:53 p.m. by Jenn Savedge
Camping in an area prone to wildfires? Here's what you need to know to keep your family safe.
Surprising pollution problem: Too many trees
May 23, 2013, 1:43 p.m.
Jamie Workman, writer for the Environmental Defense Fund, discusses the negative effects that billions of excess trees have on the environment.
What causes fertilizer explosions?
April 18, 2013, 5:08 p.m. by Marc Lallanilla, LiveScience
The science behind the West Fertilizer Company facility's gargantuan explosion in West, Tex. is revealed.
Why you should care about Australia's scorching summer
March 5, 2013, 12:10 p.m. by Stephanie Pappas, LiveScience
That heat wave contributed to massive wildfires, with 130 burning in New South Wales alone.
Are we fighting fires the wrong way?
January 15, 2013, 10:40 a.m. by Becky Oskin, OurAmazingPlanet
According to new research, we should stop fighting forest and brush fires and focus on securing homes and structures instead.
Huge wildfire damages largest Australian observatory
January 14, 2013, 5:40 p.m. by Miriam Kramer
A massive wildfire caused significant damage to the Siding Spring Observatory, Australia's largest optical observatory, with no casualties or injuries.
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