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Maui residents struggle with health issues months after devastating fires

Maui residents struggle with health issues months after devastating fires

Months following the catastrophic fire in Lahaina, Maui, residents are facing serious health complications, including respiratory problems and psychological distress, while grappling with inadequate medical resources.

Brianna Sacks reports for The Washington Post.

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Lahaina's wildfire aftermath reveals unexpected low toxicity levels

Lahaina's wildfire aftermath reveals unexpected low toxicity levels

The fierce heat of the Lahaina wildfire may have played a pivotal role in diminishing the presence of toxic contaminants typically associated with such disasters.

Paula Dobbyn reports for Civil Beat.

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New perspectives on wildfire management from recent Canadian wildfires

New perspectives on wildfire management from recent Canadian wildfires

As wildfires grow fiercer and more unpredictable across Canada, officials and communities are urgently revising their emergency response strategies to adapt to this escalating threat.

Jimmy Thomson reports for The Narwhal.

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Prescribed burns help halt major wildfire in Texas Panhandle

Prescribed burns help halt major wildfire in Texas Panhandle

In Borger, Texas, a strategic prescribed burn effectively prevented a major wildfire from damaging local neighborhoods, showcasing its potential as a fire management tool despite some opposition.

Keaton Peters reports for Inside Climate News.

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Facing a wildfire crisis with underpaid heroes

Facing a wildfire crisis with underpaid heroes

U.S. wildland firefighters face dire circumstances, enduring unlivable wages and dangerous conditions while protecting the nation from wildfires.

Louise Boyle reports for The Independent.

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Opinion: Climate risks to nuclear sites escalate with changing weather patterns

Opinion: Climate risks to nuclear sites escalate with changing weather patterns

In an era of escalating climate threats, nuclear facilities face unprecedented challenges.

Mark Gongloff writes for Bloomberg.

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Hawaii wildfire impacts coral reefs
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Hawaii faces an unprecedented challenge as wildfire impacts coral reefs

In the wake of the Lahaina wildfire, scientists and locals grapple with the potential toxic runoff into Maui's coral ecosystems. Audrey McAvoy reports for the Associated Press.

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