While climate migration may be on the rise in Canada, it has been disproportionately impacting Indigenous people and communities for years.
New research suggests that fire from the sky in the form of a small asteroid annihilated a city near the Dead Sea 3,600 years ago.
A fire scientist explains the risk of flying embers that can travel over a mile from a wildfire and how people can protect their homes.
Satellites can already spot a new fire within minutes, but the information they beam back to Earth isn’t getting to everyone who needs it or used as well as it could be.
Drought conditions are so bad, fish hatcheries are trucking their salmon to the ocean and ranchers are worried about having enough water for their livestock.
An increasing number of communities are discovering dangerous contamination in their water systems weeks or months after fires.
Combining evidence from archaeology, geochronology and paleoenvironmental science, researchers identified how ancient humans by Lake Malawi were the first to substantially modify their environment.
The Iranian new year, Nowruz, being celebrated on March 20, is a time to forgive, heal and live in harmony with the Earth.
One interviewee told us: ‘It would’ve been lovely if somebody had cared.’
A major new research paper reveals which species are most at risk from changing fire regimes around the world.
There have been several severe fires on Kilimanjaro over the last few decades that have dramatically changed land cover.
Last week, much of the Midwest and eastern US experienced hazy skies and red sunsets. The cause was smoke transported from the Western US by the jet stream and spread as far as Boston and even Europe.
Understanding fire history is crucial to designing effective fire management in order to maintain biodiversity and support the livelihoods of people.
Evidence shows Native Americans in New England lived lightly on the land for thousands of years. It wasn’t until Europeans arrived that the landscape experienced major human impacts.
A fire in Toronto’s Black Creek neighbourhood displaced hundreds of people. One person died of smoke inhalation. The after-disaster response reveals some of the challenges faced by urban communities.
Water and sap inside the wood make mini explosions as they turn into gas and burst out. That’s why damp wood makes the noisiest fires.
Emergency responders and military personnel need to think creatively – even imaginatively – to save lives under pressure. Analyzing the Grenfell Tower Fire in London reveals useful lessons.
It will take time to digest the details of the 830-plus page report from phase one of the inquiry, but there are clear improvements to be made.
History has told us Aboriginal people in Tasmania almost exclusively occupied open plains. Revelations to the contrary could transform modern conservation.
The Amazon will take a lifetime to recover from this year’s fires – if it ever does.