AP (June 26, 2015) Huge fires are burning in the San Bernadino Mountains, east of Los Angeles. Gusty winds are stoking the fires, which are devouring thousands of acres of brush and old-growth trees. (June 26)
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AFP (Apr. 4, 2016) The Kenya Wildlife Service launches the clearance of ivory from its secure strong rooms as it prepares for the huge burn set for the end of this month. Kenya is set to burn the vast majority of its ... watch video
Reuters - US Online Video (Aug. 24, 2016) Hundreds of thousands of dead fish wash up in a New Jersey creek, presenting a pungent problem for residents . Linda So reports.
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AP (Sep. 10, 2014) The number of acres of New Mexico-grown hot peppers planted and harvested each year has been shrinking due to labor costs, international competition and growing concerns over long-term water supplies ... watch video
Reuters - News Video Online (Aug. 9, 2016) Bolivian authorities struggle to contain the worst outbreak of forest fires in a decade, as high winds and drought lead to fires that threaten several national parks. Ashraf Fahim reports.
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Aug. 29, 2016 A forest with greater diversity of plants can better adjust to climatic stress. Now for the first time, a team of scientists can show this in computer simulations of the Amazon region by accounting ... read more
Aug. 24, 2016 The lifetime of perovskite solar cells is significantly enhanced by using few-layer MoS2 flakes as an active buffer interface layer. Researchers show that interface engineering with layered materials ... read more
Aug. 26, 2016 A new study will help researchers understand the ways that marine animal larvae use sound as a cue to settle on coral reefs. The study has determined that sounds created by ... read more
Aug. 26, 2016 Increasing energy demands and expanding industrial and agricultural activities worldwide are changing the composition of the atmosphere and contributing to major global challenges like climate change ... read more
Oct. 22, 2015 Based on the number of acres burned, 2015 is shaping up to be the second most extreme fire year during the past decade in North America's boreal region. Historically, the area has had one or ... read more
Sep. 21, 2012 The summer of 2012 will unfortunately be known as the "Summer of Devastating Western Wildfires" and practically not one state out west was spared. Washington State has been hardest hit of ... read more
June 22, 2012 Fires are raging in the western U.S. and in one overpass from its orbit around Earth, NASA's Aqua satellite picked up smoke and identified hot spots from fires in Colorado, Nevada, Arizona and ... read more