Areas in and around Rocky Mountain National Park are going up in flames as the East Troublesome Fire and Cameron Peak Fire, the two largest in Colorado’s history, are burning on two sides of the park. Watch the Video on CNN here.
A year ago in June and July wildfires in the Arctic had released as much carbon as Belgium does in an entire year — an unprecedented summertime burn that would amplify the region’s climate change–fueled fever. But everything, apparently, is worse in 2020, including the climate toll of this year’s Arctic […]
Ancient redwood trees and California’s oldest state park have been devastated by the recent wildfires
Big Basin Redwoods State Park, California’s oldest state park, has been greatly devastated by recent wildfires. The park is home to ancient redwood trees, some well over a thousand years old. It is still not known how many of the trees have burned. Many of the park’s historic […]
Nearly half a billion animals have been killed in Australia’s devastating bushfires. Rare species of birds, bees and marsupials on Kangaroo Island could be near extinction. A quarter of Kangaroo Island’s beehives has been destroyed, while thousands of koalas have been killed. Locals have also expressed concern about […]
Millions of hectares of land have burned in the bushfires in Australia, killing an estimated 1 billion animals. As the death toll climbs, many creatures have been orphaned or left without homes. In particular some unique ecosystems, like the one of Kangaroo Island are hit especially hard. Ecologists […]
The plastic is full of flame retardants banned in Europe, Canada and a number of states According to Safer Chemicals, Healthy Families, “In 2017, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) issued a warning to manufacturers and retailers, urging them to “eliminate the use” of organohalogen flame retardants in […]
This video on the Amazon Rainforest fires aftermath, captured by a drone:
This year has an unprecedented number and size of Arctic wildfires in Canada, as well as Alaska and Siberia. Here is video explaining it all:
During the past few weeks, the top of the world has been burning. Vast swaths of the Arctic, from Alaska to Siberia, are on fire, with scientific agencies breaking out the term “unprecedented” to describe the situation. To the ecologists who work in the Arctic, this pyrotechnic summer is both […]
Here is a view from the guardian on how the forest fires are affecting the indigenous tribes of the Amazon: More video on the Amazon forest fires: Here is another video from the Huffington Post.