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Amazon's growing fire crisis: a deep dive into the rainforest's struggle

The Amazon is experiencing increasingly frequent and intense megafires, exacerbated by climate change and human activities, leading to significant ecological damage and carbon emissions.

Sibélia Zanon and Luis Patriani report for Mongabay.

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How megafires are remaking the world

In our Pyrocene age, enormous wildfires aren’t merely damaging ecosystems but transforming them.
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How megafires are remaking the world

In our Pyrocene age, enormous wildfires aren’t merely damaging ecosystems but transforming them.
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David Wallace-Wells: A grim climate lesson from the Canadian wildfires

For all our plans to control emissions, humans are no longer fully in charge.
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How smoke from Australia’s megafires ate away at the ozone

How smoke from Australia’s megafires ate away at the ozone

Wildfire smoke can change the chemistry of the stratosphere, resulting in chlorine molecules that deplete the ozone layer
Six wildland firefighters reflect on the brutal job of battling blazes
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Six wildland firefighters reflect on the brutal job of battling blazes


Firefighters have stories that are often overshadowed by the fires they work on, but their struggles have undoubtedly garnered more attention recently as fire seasons grow, and as more firefighters leave the profession and advocate for those who continue to stick it out.

Forest fires are burning twice the area of trees as 20 years ago

Forest fires are burning twice the area of trees as 20 years ago

And as those trees burn up, they release carbon emissions that add to climate change and lead to even more fires.
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