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NASA image: Thompson Ridge Fire, New Mexico

NASA's Aqua satellite captured an image of a large light-brown colored plumes of smoke from two large fires burning in New Mexico: the Thompson Ridge Fire (left) and the Tres Lagunas Fire (right).

Jun 03, 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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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: Fires in eastern Russia

Even as the snow begins to retreat in the eastern part of Russia, fires are being set to clear the land for planting. This Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) image from the Aqua satellite ...

Apr 30, 2013
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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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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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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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