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Picture of the day – Wildfires in the Greek Archipelago.

August 22, 2012 – Picture of the Day – Wildfires in the Greek Archipelago: Fleeing residents from the village of Lithi find refuge at the beach as a wildfire burns on the nearby mountains on the island of Chios in … Continue reading

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Progress Made Against Colorado Wildfire – NYTimes.com

July 1, 2012 – Colorado Fires 30% Contained:  Making gains against the most destructive wildfire in Colorado history, crews kept a wary eye on weather Saturday that was becoming warmer and drier as National Guard troops were deployed to help … Continue reading

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World Drought Map – A World in Crisis!

July 18, 2011 – – Drought Spreads Throughout United States and World: Floods, tornadoes, earthquakes, tsunamis and other extreme weather have left a trail of destruction during the first half of 2011. But this could be just the start to … Continue reading

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Fire, Dry and Las Vegas!

This is a personal note from your editor in Las Vegas, NV. Today, in Las Vegas it was 106 degrees with one percent humidity. That is unusual even by Las Vegas standards as the humidity is normally between 6 and … Continue reading

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