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UN-backed report warns of rising wildfire threat

New York: Wildfires are projected to rise by 50 per cent by the end of the century due to the climate crisis and changes in land use, according to a report published on Wednesday by the UN Environment Programme (UNEP) and GRID-Arendal, a non-profit environmental communications centre based in Norway.

Turkey battles wildfires for 6 days in coastal resorts

Istanbul/UNI/Xinhua: Turkey has been battling wildfires that erupted in the southern and southwestern coastal resort towns and have lasted six days, officials announced Monday.

Climate change: Record northern heat, fuels concerns over US wildfire destruction

New York: The northern hemisphere experienced its warmest August ever, the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) said on Tuesday, amid searing conditions that have contributed to devastating wildfires on the west coast of the United States.

Seven people confirmed dead in wildfires in US state of Oregon

San Francisco/Xinhua: Seven people have been confirmed dead, dozens more are unaccounted for and hundreds have lost their homes as historic wildfires continue to burn throughout the US state of Oregon, officials said.

Wildfires engulfs 1,65,000 hectares of forestland in Russia

Moscow/UNI: As many as 246 wildfires are raging across Russia engulfing about 1,65,831 hectares of forest land, official data showed on Monday.