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Image: Fires in the Canadian Yukon province

In the Yukon territory of Canada, several large wildfires continue to burn unabated. The fires on this image are located near Carmacks and also near Stewart Crossing. The Yukon Wildland Fire Management map ...

Jul 16, 2013
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NASA image: Fire in Cape Cod

According to the Cape Cod Times of April 30, 2013: "The Massachusetts Army National Guard's Natural Resource Program is conducting a prescribed burn at the Upper Cape base.

May 01, 2013
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NASA image: Wildfires in Siberia

The snow is mostly gone in Siberia which means that the time is ripe for wildfires. This region is mostly dry when the snows are gone and lightning or a carelessly thrown cigarette can easily start a wildfire. ...

May 29, 2013
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Fires in Northern Territory Australia

Northern Australia's bushfire season was well underway by the beginning of July, 2013. On July 23 the Aqua satellite flew over the region, allowing the Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) ...

Jul 25, 2013
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Planet 'far away' on climate goals: study

The world remains far away from meeting UN-backed goals on holding back climate change, setting the stage for major damage without more ambitious efforts to cut emissions, a study said Tuesday.

Oct 04, 2011
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Chile brings fires under control as probe expands

Firefighters reported progress Wednesday in bringing under control wildfires in southern Chile that have destroyed about 45,000 hectares (112,000 acres) as a special prosecutor began investigating the source ...

Jan 04, 2012
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Los Alamos officials plan for return of residents

(AP) -- With firefighters holding their ground against the largest wildfire ever in New Mexico, officials at the nation's premier nuclear weapons laboratory and in the surrounding city planned for the return ...

Jul 02, 2011
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Wildfire razes Canadian town

A wildfire engulfed the town of Slave Lake in western Canada, forcing the evacuation of its 7,000 residents at the start of the forest fire season, authorities said Monday.

May 16, 2011
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