Soils in areas hit by bushfires like the Sampson Flat fire may take several years to recover, say University of Adelaide soil scientists starting a new study into the effects of bushfires on soils.
Pushing back against fossil fuel interests, President Barack Obama is pressing to give ordinary Americans more power to choose what kind of power they use.
In summer 2015, wildfires raged across the western United States and Alaska. Many of those fires burned in the U.S. Northwest, visible in this image from late August, 2015.
Sumatra's burning again and the El Nino event that is occurring this year is partially to blame for the proliferation of the blazes.
Wildfires have been ravaging large parcels of land in the West and there seems to be no end in sight for the weary Westerners.
Scores of firefighters on Thursday fought a blaze at Paris' Cite des Sciences, one of the biggest science museums in Europe.
NASA's Terra satellite saw a blanket of smoke over northern California from five large fires burning in the region.
Wildfire season is here and there's fuel to burn.
Researchers have combined satellite observations with atmospheric modelling to calculate how fires associated with industrial concessions in the Sumatra and Kalimantan regions of Indonesia affect air quality across Equatorial ...
From its orbit around the Earth, the NASA-NOAA Suomi National Polar-orbiting Partnership satellite or Suomi NPP satellite, captured a night-time image of California's Jerusalem Fire.