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The New Science of Wildfire Prediction

ByLauren Goode Back in 2018, a research ecologist for the US Fire Service found himself suddenly on the edges of the largest fire tornado ever...

Wildfire Smoke Could Leave Lungs Vulnerable to COVID-19 And The Flu, Warn Scientists

MORGAN MCFALL-JOHNSEN, Business Insider {authortext} Unprecedented wildfires have been raging along the West Coast for more than a week. Tens of thousands of people have fled their...

What’s in Wildfire Smoke, and How Dangerous Is It?

Matt Simon By the time it reaches the East Coast, a California smoke plume will have changed in a number of ways: Because it’s spent...

Striking Photos Show Wildfire Smoke Turning The Sky Orange Over San Francisco

Katie Canales, Business Insider San Francisco residents awoke on Wednesday to discover a glowing orange sky. Smoke from wildfires has been covering San Francisco for weeks,...

A Beautiful Yet Grim Map Shows How Wildfire Smoke Spreads

Matt Simon Now, in the map menu, click on “Vertically Integrated Smoke.” Instead of measuring smoke around 8 meters off the ground, it’s modeling what...

A California Wildfire Nearly Destroyed the Historic Lick Observatory

Matt Simon (WIRED reached out to Cal Fire, but they were not able to provide comment before press time due to California’s ongoing wildfires.)Crews are...

Man saves shop from being destroyed in wildfire by spraying Bud Light beer

Devastating wildfires are raging across California – but one man decided not to flee the flames but approach them armed with Bud Light beer. Fires...

What's Actually in Wildfire Smoke, And Why Is It So Damaging For Your Lungs?

If I dare to give the coronavirus credit for anything, I would say it has made people more conscious of the air they breathe. A...

California's Wildfire and Covid-19 Disasters Just Collided

You’d be hard-pressed to dream up a nastier confluence of crises besieging California right now. Over the weekend, Tropical Storm Fausto propelled moisture from...

Will Wildfire Smoke Worsen the Pandemic? We're About to Find Out

At some point this autumn, the people of the San Francisco Bay Area will very likely wake up to find that the air smells...

Bungie raises $1m for Australian wildfire relief

Guardian down under.Bungie's campaign to raise funds for the wildfire-struck Australia has now raised over $ 1m. More than 75,000 Guardians for Australia T-shirts have...

Australia fires satellite images: NASA reveals Australia wildfire destruction in pics

Fires have been ravaging Australia for several months, with things taking a devastating turn in late December and early January. Roughly 60,000 square kilometres...

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