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Greek megafires highlight failure to prepare, experts say

As devastating wildfires ravage Greece, experts say the blazes cast a harsh light on the failure to prepare against and contain them, threatening irreversible damage to the country's rich biodiversity.

Forest Service maxed out as wildfires break across US West

The U.S. Forest Service said Friday it's operating in crisis mode, fully deploying firefighters and maxing out its support system as wildfires continue to break out across the U.S. West, threatening thousands of homes and ...

Predicting the spread of wildfires through computer simulations

Computer simulations can predict the spread of wildfires through sections of a real forest using a realistic yet computationally efficient new method to model the combustion of individual trees. The model, which accurately ...

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