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Why Are Extreme Wildfires 25 Percent More Frequent Today?

According to a recent California study, the risk of rapidly spreading wildfires has increased significantly as a result of climate change. This study, which has implications for preventing future disasters such as those in Canada, Greece, and Hawaii, emphasizes...

Wildfire on Lesvos Island Burns Homes, Businesses; Prompts Evacuations

A large wildfire on the island of Lesvos on Saturday morning has prompted evacuations, burned homes and businesses, and has now moved into Vatera, a beach resort. The blaze started in mountainous forests, according to reports, fueled by strong winds...

Helicopter Battling Wildfire in Samos Crashes in Sea; 3 Found, 1 Missing

UPDATED: Rescue crews found three people whose helicopter crashed into the sea off the island of Samos on Wednesday afternoon as they battled a wildfire. A fourth person was still missing. Two of the passengers were taken to the hospital...

Wildfire in Greece Destroys over 4,000 Acres of Forest

The wildfire raging west of Athens since Wednesday evening has destroyed over 4,000 acres of forest, said Greek minister Nikos Hardalias