#Forest fires

  • Article: Brazil Is Deploying Troops to Protect the Amazon Amid COVID-19 Pandemic

    Brazil Is Deploying Troops to Protect the Amazon Amid COVID-19 Pandemic

    By Joe McCarthy|April 30, 2020

    Deforestation has surged in recent months. Read more

  • Article: An Ancient Forest of Giant Sequoia Trees Was Just Saved Thanks to a Nonprofit in California

    An Ancient Forest of Giant Sequoia Trees Was Just Saved Thanks to a Nonprofit in California

    By Joe McCarthy|March 3, 2020

    Forests are critical in the fight against climate change. Read more

  • Article: Amazon Rainforest Fires Increased by 30% in 2019

    Amazon Rainforest Fires Increased by 30% in 2019

    By Joe McCarthy  and  Erica Sanchez|Jan. 9, 2020

    Losing the Amazon rainforest would have a devastating effect on the global environment. Read more

  • Article: The Amazon Fires Are Making the Air Poisonous for Children

    The Amazon Fires Are Making the Air Poisonous for Children

    By Joe McCarthy  and  Erica Sanchez|Aug. 30, 2019

    Climate change is a public health emergency. Read more

  • Article: Arctic Fires Haven’t Been This Bad in 10,000 Years

    Arctic Fires Haven’t Been This Bad in 10,000 Years

    By Joe McCarthy  and  Erica Sanchez|July 23, 2019

    The Arctic is especially vulnerable to fires in the age of climate change. Read more

  • Article: Climate Change Causes Extreme Weather Like Smoking Causes Cancer, Scientist Says

    Climate Change Causes Extreme Weather Like Smoking Causes Cancer, Scientist Says

    By Joe McCarthy  and  Erica Sanchez|July 30, 2018

    Climate change is no longer a hypothetical. Read more

  • Article: 17 Extraordinary Photos of July's Heat Waves, Fires, and More

    17 Extraordinary Photos of July's Heat Waves, Fires, and More

    By Joe McCarthy  and  Olivia Kestin|July 30, 2018

    The intensifying effects of climate change are being felt around the world. Read more

  • Article: 13 Photos Taken From Space Show Destructive Power of Wildfires

    13 Photos Taken From Space Show Destructive Power of Wildfires

    By Joe McCarthy|July 26, 2018

    Wildfires are becoming more common, intense, and longer-lasting. Read more