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URGENT: The World's Lungs Are On Fire 23.8.2019 Main Feed - Environmental Defense
URGENT: The World's Lungs Are On Fire
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Boulder, Larimer county crews responding to wildland fire near Lyons 23.8.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
Fire crews from Boulder and Larimer counties are responding to a small wildland fire near Lyons.
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'Stop the Burning of Amazon Rainforest' Petition Garners Over 750,000 Signatures 22.8.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
"We are asking the authorities to set up an inquiry to investigate what is leading to the increase in fires in this region and hold the culprits to account."
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#PrayForTheAmazon: Videos of Amazon Rainforest Fire Show Continued Devastation in Brazil 22.8.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
The Amazon is still engulfed in flames.
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Wildfires Are Becoming so Frequent and Intense They Are Turning Forests From Carbon Sinks Into Climate Heaters | Opinion 22.8.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
Boreal forests store one-third of all terrestrial carbon—but for how long?
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How to Help the Amazon Rain Forest As Brazil's Wildfires Ravage the 'Lungs of the Earth' 22.8.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
There are certain steps you can take to help reduce your impact on the Amazon.
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As wildfires get costlier and deadlier, insurers and utilities pay the price 22.8.2019 Business Operations | GreenBiz.com
Maximizing uptake of market-based insurance among communities in fire-prone areas will be vital to prevent future destruction.
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Stop Sharing Those Viral Photos of the Amazon Burning 22.8.2019 Mother Jones
The hashtag #AmazonRainforest was trending on Twitter Wednesday, with many users outraged that the mainstream media was not sufficiently reporting on the fires that have ravaged the world’s largest rainforest. There are very real fires burning in the Amazon and they do deserve more coverage, but there’s a big problem with this viral campaign: Most of […]
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Siberia just experienced wildfires on a staggering scale. Russia is rethinking how to fight them 22.8.2019 L.A. Times - World News

Russia changed its policy on extinguishing remote forest fires four years ago. Now the Kremlin is considering changing the way it fights fires.

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#PrayforAmazonia: Photos of Amazon Rainforest Fire Show Devastation of One of World's Largest Ecosystem 21.8.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
Fires are raging at a record rate in Brazil's Amazon rainforest this week.
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Brazil's Bolsonaro Dismisses Outcry Over Record Number of Forest Fires: 'I Used to Be Called Captain Chainsaw. Now I Am Nero, Setting the Amazon Aflame' 21.8.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
Outspoken president's remarks came as smoke from the fires plunges São Paulo into darkness at 3 p.m.
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New Jersey Woman Who Saw Pennywise Doll Land in Her Yard Sets it on Fire, Sleeps with Knife 19.8.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
Renee Jensen called police but says they were too scared to touch the doll, a Funko version of the murderous clown from Stephen King's "It."
Evacuation ordered in Evergreen over “public safety threat” 19.8.2019 Denver Post: Local
An evacuation has been ordered for parts of Evergreen on Sunday as authorities investigate what they call a “public safety threat.”
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Wildfire breaks out during Palisade Peach Festival 17.8.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
The famed Palisade Peach Festival is open to the public Saturday after a large fire broke out during a fireworks show Friday night.
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Federal Lands Are Becoming Tribal Lands Again 17.8.2019 Mother Jones
This story was originally published by High Country News and appears here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration.  The smell of scorched soil and burnt wood filled the air. Michael Rondeau, CEO of the Cow Creek Band of Umpqua Tribe of Indians, looked over the damage, clad in forest-green pants and a lemon-yellow jacket […]
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Wildfire at Deer Creek Canyon Park is now 50 percent contained 16.8.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
More than 100 firefighters battling the Deer Creek Canyon Park fire in Jefferson County worked through the night around the blaze that prompted hundreds of evacuations.
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Fire at Deer Creek Canyon Park prompts evacuations in Jefferson County 16.8.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
The Jeffco Sheriff's Department is responding to a fire at Deer Creek Canyon Park and is asking people to avoid the area.
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Denver weather: Hot temperatures with isolated afternoon thunderstorms 15.8.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
Downtown Denver is going to be baking on Thursday afternoon with a forecast high temperature of around 95 degrees.
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Russian Plane With 234 People On Board Crash-lands in Cornfield After Birds Fly Into Engine Causing Fire, 23 Injured 15.8.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
The Ural Airlines Airbus 321 was heading to Simferopol in Crimea before crash-landing just outside the Zhukovsky International Airport shortly after takeoff.
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Smokey at 75: America's iconic fire-preventing bear evolves his message 9.8.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: News
The animated bear with the iconic slogan is the face of the longest-running public service advertising campaign in U.S. history. But his message now is more nuanced, as scientists and land managers’ perspectives of the role of wildfire have evolved.
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