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Indonesia’s largest oil refinery on fire, forcing evacuation of residents

A fire at an oil refinery on an Indonesian island has prompted an evacuation of 80 nearby residents, according to a report from … Source: https://thehill.com/homenews/news/581425-indonesias-largest-oil-refinery-on-fire-forcing-evacuation-of-residents…

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Prescribed burn gets out of hand, prompts evacuations in California

Cal Fire said it had the blaze surrounded with fire retardant Friday night. Source: https://www.nbcnews.com/news/us-news/prescribed-burn-gets-out-hand-prompts-evacuations-california-n1281691 Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and shared it with…

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La Nina’s back and it’s not good for parts of dry West

For the second straight year, the world heads into a new La Nina weather event. Source: https://www.nbcnews.com/science/environment/la-ninas-back-s-not-good-parts-dry-west-rcna3076 Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and shared…

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1 in 8 acres in California has burned in last decade

About one in every eight acres of California land has been burned by wildfires in the past decade, according to an analysis published this week.An analysis…

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How a California distillery is turning fire-damaged grapes into ‘something awesome’

Hangar 1 collaborated with Crimson Wine group to salvage Napa-grown fruit for a specialty vodka with charitable intentions When the haze from last year’s Glass…

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Twin wildfires threaten more giant sequoias as air quality alerts issued in Central California

Two wildfires were threatening California’s sequoia trees overnight — hours after authorities issued fresh evacuation orders and warnings, along with air quality alerts. The big…

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World’s largest tree wrapped in fire-resistant blanket due to threat of California wildfires

The General Sherman Tree in Sequoia National Park’s Giant Forest was wrapped for protection against the possibility of intense flames, officials said. Source: https://www.nbcnews.com/news/us-news/world-s-largest-tree-wrapped-fire-resistant-blanket-due-threat-n1279420 Droolin’…

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California wildfires threaten SETI radio telescope array

This summer has been a terrible wildfire season around the United States. Perhaps the hardest-hit state of all has been California, where drought and extremely…

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Three new wild fires ignite in California as Caldor fire slows

Three new wildfires ignited in California on Sunday as the state reported progress in containing the Caldor fire. The Aruba fire sparked in San Diego…

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The Caldor Fire Has Taken an Ominous Turn Toward Lake Tahoe

While the Gulf South is underwater, the West is ablaze in a serious way. On Sunday, fire officials put residents of the city of South…

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Minnesota wildfire doubles in size, creates its own weather

Officials hope a forecast with possible rain will help shut the door on an busy fire season in Minnesota. Source: https://www.nbcnews.com/news/us-news/minnesota-wildfire-doubles-size-creates-its-own-weather-n1277574 Droolin’ Dog sniffed out…

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Paraguay wildfires threaten Indigenous land and protected forests

‘High temperatures, strong winds, low humidity’ create ideal conditions for wildfires across Paraguay. Source: https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2021/8/24/paraguay-wildfires-threaten-indigenous-land-and-protected-forests Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and shared it with…

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Explosive California wildfire ‘knocking on the door’ of Tahoe area

Securing more resources to fight the fire is the “No. 1 priority in the nation,” the state’s top fire official said. Source: https://www.nbcnews.com/news/us-news/explosive-california-wildfire-knocking-door-tahoe-area-n1277493 Droolin’ Dog…

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Burned paws, hungry bears: the race to help animals injured in wildfires

The Wildlife Disaster Network is just one group that patrols burn areas looking for critters that need their help The emaciated bear cub was trekking…

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Satellite Images Reveal Greece’s Hell on Earth

Satellite images of the Greek island of Evia reveal in stark relief the devastation wrought by climate change-fueled wildfires that have ripped through the Mediterranian…

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Dixie fire becomes largest in California history

The Dixie Wildfire is now the largest in California’s history.Thousands of homes were threatened by the Northern California blaze on Sunday, … Source: https://thehill.com/homenews/state-watch/566943-dixie-fire-becomes-largest-in-california-history Droolin’…

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‘Our village is dead’: The devastating toll of Greece’s wildfires

Villages evacuated, thousands made homeless and livelihoods destroyed as blazes continue to unsettle the nation. Source: https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2021/8/9/our-village-is-dead-the-devastating-toll-of-greeces-wildfires Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and shared…

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Dixie Fire explodes to largest blaze in U.S., third largest in California

Seven of the largest wildfires in California history have all ignited since 2018, which one expert said is largely fueled by drought and forest conditions….

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The Dixie Fire Destroys an Entire California Town as Danger Continues

A town in Northern California has been nearly completely destroyed after the Dixie Fire charged through late Wednesday. The state’s largest wildfire tore through the…

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Wildfires threaten California communities on new financial front

Years of destructive wildfires are leaving millions of Californians at risk of losing their homeowner’s insurance – underscoring fears that climate change could soon make parts…

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Dozen homes burn, five people hospitalised in Greece wildfire

Some 145 firefighters have been mobilised to extinguish fire near Patras, Greece’s third-largest city. Source: https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2021/7/31/dozen-homes-burn-five-people-hospitalised-in-greece-wildfire Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and shared it…

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Western Wildfires Are Sending Carbon Offsets Up in Smoke

Eighty-six large forest fires are burning across 12 states. Among the trees they’re torching are ones being used as carbon credits, showing the danger of…

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