Posts Tagged wildfire

No Filipinos affected so far by US forest fires — DFA

Marje Pelayo   •   September 15, 2020

MANILA, Philippines — The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) on Monday (September 14) confirmed that no Filipinos have so far been reported affected by the recent forest fire incidents across...

Firefighters collapse from exhaustion, animals saved as wildfires rage on in Bolivia

UNTV News   •   September 20, 2019

 Firefighters battling raging wildfires in Bolivia were evacuated to hospitals in Santa Cruz on Thursday (September 19) after they collapsed from exhaustion. Blazes have burned unabated across vast swaths of...

Logging leaves deep scars in an Amazon buckling under wildfires

Jeck Deocampo   •   August 29, 2019

The sound of a chainsaw rings out in Brazil’s Amazon, as the world’s largest rainforest buckles under a record number of wildfires. As the world recoils at the sight of fires ravaging Brazil’s Amazon jungle, ...

Charred earth and desolation: Drone reveals aftermath of Amazon fires

Robie de Guzman   •   August 27, 2019

A few charred trees are all that remain in this patch of the Amazon after it was ravaged by fires, a somber scene which has angered the international community as...

Evacuees fleeing Canary Islands wildfire rise to 8,000

Robie de Guzman   •   August 19, 2019

Around 8,000 people have been evacuated as firefighters battle an out-of-control wildfire in the Spanish island of Gran Canaria, regional authorities said on Monday (August 19). The blaze, which began...

Smoke blankets Athens from wildfire on Evia island

Robie de Guzman   •   August 13, 2019

A large wildfire on Greece’s Evia island on Tuesday (August 13) fanned by strong winds blanketed the capital Athens some 110 kilometers (70 miles) away. The fire, which generated thick...

Wildfire rages in Gran Canaria, 1000 residents evacuated

Marje Pelayo   •   August 12, 2019

 SPAIN – About 1,000 people were unable to return home in Gran Canaria on Sunday (August 11) after several towns were evacuated as a vast wildfire spread towards a National...

Massive wildfire becomes largest in California history

admin   •   August 7, 2018

  The Mendocino Complex fire became the largest wildfire in Californian history on Monday (August 6) as it raged at the southern tip of the Mendocino National Forest where crews...

Newly formed wildfire burns in Washington state

admin   •   August 2, 2018

  A wildfire dubbed the “Milepost-90 Fire” first reported on Tuesday (July 31) had grown to some 11-thousand acres by Wednesday (August 1), according to local NBC broadcaster KGW. More...

Burned bears treated with fish skin bandages

admin   •   January 26, 2018

Veterinarians at the University of California, Davis created fish bandages last month to treat two bears suffering from severe burns. Acting as a ‘biological bandage,’ the sterilized tilapia skins were...


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