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The Amazon Wildfires Aren't Natural. Blame Humans

As the Amazon burns, it's important to know that intense wildfires aren't natural to the largest tropical rainforest ecosystem on Earth—people are to blame.


How Survivors of Portugal's Deadliest Fire in Decades Saw Their Lives Turn to Ash

Dozens of people died in a fire that lasted for five days and destroyed an area the size of 30,000 football pitches.


Fort McMurray Residents Remain Displaced as Fire Pushes North

Estimates put the oil industry at a $770 million loss, and more evacuations have been ordered as the fire moves north.


What You Need to Know About the Massive Wildfire Burning in Canada

The devastating fire comes only a month after the Alberta government cut $11.7 million from its wildfire management program.


A Turbulent Wildfire Is Ravaging Canada’s Oil Capital

Tens of thousands of Fort McMurray residents had to flee their homes on short notice, abandoning their belongings as a black sky loomed overhead, literally raining down ashes.


A Daring Filmmaker Shoots a Timelapse in a Forest Fire [Exclusive Photos]

Jeff Frost risks life and limb to capture stunning vistas of ecological damage. Definitely don't try this at home.


Canada's Northwest Territories Are Preparing for a Record-Breaking Summer of Forest Fires

Fire crews are already experiencing fatigue and have had to take time off—and the fire season is just beginning.


Mossless in America: Young Suh

Where there's smoke, there's California-based photographer Young Suh, who embeds himself with firefighters in the American West to make hazy photographs of controlled wildfires set by the US Forest Service.