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Fire linked to dieback spread

Fire has the potential to increase the range and severity of Phytophthora dieback in native plant communities infected with the disease, suggests a study at the Stirling Range National Park near Albany.

dateMay 05, 2015 in Ecology
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The year the sun turned blue

Something strange started happening in cities and towns in Ontario and across the northeastern United States in the summer of 1950. In the middle of the day, it started to get dark—so dark, in fact, that cities like Toronto ...

dateJul 28, 2015 in Earth Sciences
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Terra captures Alaskan wildfires

The 2015 Alaska fire season reached another milestone Friday by surpassing the 5-million-mark in the number of acres burned so far this season. According to the Alaska Interagency Coordination Center's daily situation report ...

dateAug 10, 2015 in Earth Sciences
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