Wildfire smoke may cause life-long harm

Smoke from wildfires may have long-term health effects, according to US research on juvenile monkeys.

By Pallab Ghosh | Feb. 14, 2020 | bbcnews
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Brazil wildfires: Blaze advances across Pantanal wetlands

The area is one of the most biodiverse regions in the world, and a popular tourist destination.

BBC Science News | Nov. 1, 2019 | bbcnews
~1 mins   

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Northern California braced for mega power cut

In a bid to stop wildfires, San Francisco Bay Area residents could be denied power for several days.

By Dave Lee | Oct. 9, 2019 | bbcnews
~5 mins   

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How fire shaped humans, and forged the modern economy

If you rule out everything made by fire, we would not be left with much of an economy at all.

By Tim Harford | Aug. 27, 2019 | bbcnews
~9 mins   

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Climate change: California wildfires 'can now happen in any year'

Wet winters are no longer a guide to the severity of wildfires in California, a new study suggests.

By Paul Rincon | March 4, 2019 | bbcnews
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Why are there UK wildfires in February?

What is causing the multiple February wildfires and is this the new normal?

By Victoria Gill | Feb. 27, 2019 | bbcnews
~4 mins   

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'The gates of hell'

Ten years ago, the nation had its worst-ever bushfire disaster - and it has left a profound legacy.

BBC Science News | Feb. 7, 2019 | bbcnews
~9 mins   

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Climate change: Worries over CO2 emissions from intensifying wildfires

Rising numbers of extreme wildfires could result in a significant increase in CO₂ emissions, scientists have warned.

By Navin Singh Khadka | Nov. 15, 2018 | bbcnews
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