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Heavy showers brought some relief for 6879 Sq.km burned area by Oregon wildfires

Unaccustomed to the sheer scope and magnitude of the conflagrations, Oregon’s ill-equipped firefighters initially struggled for days to even keep pace with the blazes, before cooler, moister and less windy weather settled over the region, and reinforcements could arrive.   Wildfires have claimed at least eight other lives in Oregon and one in Washington state, Read More…

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Deforestation @ 30 football fields per minute .. Modi Govt destroyed 1.2 Lakhs hectares : WRI

The forest loss data has been released by the Global Forest Watch, an arm of the World Resources Institute (WRI), a US-based non-governmental organisation   The latest data came from the University of Maryland, which used Nasa satellite images to look into forest loss trends all over the world.   “Global Forest Watch has a Read More…