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A koala sits amid the fires

Fighting for Australia

January 27, 2020

Over 100 wildfires have devastated the Australian territories of Queensland and New South Wales this year; fires that began in September continued to burn into the new year, turning hundreds of miles of...

A wildfire in California. 
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2018 was California’s worst year regarding wildfires

December 18, 2018

According to the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection, 2018 has been California’s worst wildfire season yet. There have been over seven thousand fires that have burned over a million...

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The avocado industry goes up in flames

January 12, 2018

Forest fires in California have been raging flames for as long as most people can remember. Native Californians are more than accustomed to the plight of their wildlife, but the rest of America has tur...

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Air Pollution and its effects

December 8, 2017

It is not often that the topic of pollution comes up, but when it does, a common thought is pollution from factories. Although this is a major contribution to air pollution, it is not the only one. Volcano...

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