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Jun 6, 2014 12:40 PM ET // Patrick J. Kiger
A satellite observes widespread forest fires in North Korea, but it's just one problem related to deforestation in the totalitarian nation. Continue reading →
May 16, 2014 09:10 AM ET // Megan Gannon, Live Science News Editor
The fires have prompted road closures and evacuation orders for thousands of residents in the region.
May 7, 2014 11:58 AM ET // Tim Wall
About 84,273 square miles are at extreme risk for more wildfires, warns the National Weather Service. Continue reading →
Apr 18, 2014 09:17 AM ET // Paul Gabrielsen
Climate change and past forest management methods may be to blame for bigger and more frequent flames.
Apr 13, 2014 03:50 PM ET // AFP
At least 16 people were confirmed dead and more than 10,000 evacuated on Sunday after a huge fire tore through Chile's historic port city of Valparaiso.
Mar 20, 2014 02:23 PM ET // Sheila M. Eldred
Titanium alloy golf clubs can create sparks of more than 3,000 degrees Fahrenheit that can ignite dry foliage. Continue reading →
Nov 15, 2013 07:30 AM ET // Larry O'Hanlon
A vastly improved technique for viewing and predicting wildfire behavior combines satellite data and a special weather model to take the guess work out of what a fire is about to do. Continue reading →
The wildfires that are now threatening Sydney and other parts of Australia are burning out of control, despite intensive firefighting efforts.
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