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Hot Property Newsletter: Homes where giants trod 30.11.2019 LA Times: Business

Maybe it was the turkey, or the pie, or that Hot Property turned 35, but this week's collection brings on the nostalgia big time.

Editorial: The clock is ticking on California's next fire season. We need to get ready 29.11.2019 LA Times: Opinion

Catastrophic wildfires and massive blackouts. This is no way to live. Here's what needs to happen so the next 12 months aren't as bad as the last 12 months.

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Threat of mudslides returns to California after devastating fires. How do they work? 27.11.2019 LA Times: Environment

With parts of California yet again burned by severe fires, the state is facing a new winter of mudslides.

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How wildfires have and will continue to shape our future 23.11.2019 GreenBiz.com
California has long dominated the headlines about wildfires — but other regions are experiencing fires more often.
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Cursed or unlucky? Villagers must flee again, this time from a volcano 21.11.2019 L.A. Times - World News

An indigenous community survived Guatemala's civil war. But a volcanic eruption is forcing them out of a town that had symbolized their resilience and grit.

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Butterfly on a bomb range: How scientists have made the Endangered Species Act work 20.11.2019 LA Times: Environment

Nearly 1,500 species have been protected by the U.S. Endangered Species Act, and only 11 have gone extinct. When laws are enforced, species can be saved.

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Endangered Species Act at work in protecting butterflies at Fort Bragg’s artillery range 19.11.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
In the unlikely setting of the world’s most populated military installation, amid all the regimented chaos, you’ll find the Endangered Species Act at work.
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One year later: Homeowners share lessons learned from the deadly Woolsey Fire 16.11.2019 Los Angeles Times - Living Green

It's been a little over a year since the Woolsey fire began its assault on the Santa Monica Mountains, so survivors of that devastation can talk pretty calmly about what they and their neighbors experienced.

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Sen. Kamala Harris introduces bill to boost towns' wildfire preparedness 14.11.2019 LA Times: Environment

Sen. Kamala Harris introduced a bill that would set aside $1 billion each year to pay for better infrastructure, land-use and evacuation route planning in wildfire zones.

Crews rescue fallen climber in Clear Creek Canyon; U.S. 6 reopened 10.11.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
A climber has fallen in the upper end of Clear Creek Canyon and part of U.S. 6 is closed as crews work to rescue the person.
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Opinion: California needs to restore an effective firefighting tool: Towers staffed with lookouts 6.11.2019 LA Times: Opinion

California should consider reintroducing a wider system of lookout towers, staffed by both paid personnel and volunteers.

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Trump Just Threatened to Pull Federal Funding From California Over its Handling of Fires. Again. 4.11.2019 Mother Jones
President Donald Trump just threatened to cut off federal funding to California over Gov. Gavin Newsom’s “forest management,” which the president blamed for the wildfires that have ripped through wide swaths of the state over the past few weeks. “I told him from the first day we met that he must ‘clean’ his forest floors,” Trump […]
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Trump threatens to cut federal aid during California wildfires 3.11.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
President Trump on Sunday threatened to cut U.S. funding to California for aid during wildfires that have burned across the state during dry winds this fall.
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What western states can learn from Native American wildfire management strategies 1.11.2019 Design & Innovation | GreenBiz.com
Indigenous climate adaptation plans have actively managed forest ecosystems with fire for centuries.
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Santa Ana winds are causing wildfire smoke to hug coastal areas of L.A. and Long Beach 1.11.2019 LA Times: Environment

Smoke from multiple wildfires hung over much of Southern California, concentrated by winds along a coastal stretch from Santa Monica to Long Beach.

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Incendios forestales: ¿Cómo se generan y qué los propaga? 31.10.2019 LA Times: Environment

La mayoría de los incendios forestales son causados por los humanos. Un estudio encontró que el 84% de los incendios forestales en Estados Unidos fueron causados por la actividad humana y el 16% por los rayos.

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Letters to the Editor: Gov. Newsom's shocking recklessness on building in fire-prone areas 30.10.2019 LA Times: Opinion

The co-founder of a fire safety agency decries Gavin Newsom's opposition to new restrictions on building homes in the wildland-urban interface.

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Why the 'extreme red flag' winds hitting L.A. region are dangerous and unpredictable 30.10.2019 LA Times: Environment

Forecasters have labeled Santa Ana winds expected Tuesday and Wednesday an "extreme red flag," warning — a rare term underscoring the potential danger.

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Smoke and power outages near California wildfires hit farmworkers hard 30.10.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: News
October marks not only fire season in California, but also the peak of the grape harvest. In areas not imminently threatened, some workers labor through heat and smoke to save harvests and paychecks.
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How do wildfires start and spread? 30.10.2019 LA Times: Environment

Here are the reasons how wildfires start

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