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Breathing wildfire smoke can affect the brain and sperm, as well...

Luke Montrose, Boise State University and Adam Schuller, Boise State University Wildfires burning in the western U.S. are sending...

Trees are dying of thirst in the Western drought – here’s...

Daniel Johnson, University of Georgia and Raquel Partelli Feltrin, University of British Columbia Like humans, trees need water to...

Wildfires are contaminating drinking water systems, and it’s more widespread than...

Andrew J. Whelton, Purdue University More than 58,000 fires scorched the United States last year, and 2021 is on...

Climate change and forest management have both fueled today’s epic...

Steven C. Beda, University of Oregon What is driving the wildfires that are ravaging California, Oregon and Washington? President Trump and state officials have offered...

Western wildfires are spinning off tornadoes – here’s how fires create...

Charles Jones, University of California, Santa Barbara and Leila Carvalho, University of California, Santa Barbara It might sound like a bad movie, but extreme wildfires...

Making life-or-death decisions is very hard – here’s how we’ve taught...

Laurence Alison, University of Liverpool and Neil Shortland, University of Massachusetts Lowell When faced with a rapidly advancing fire threatening a community, it can be...

The Amazon is burning: 4 essential reads on Brazil’s vanishing rainforest

Catesby Holmes, The Conversation Nearly 40,000 fires are incinerating Brazil’s Amazon rainforest, the latest outbreak in an overactive fire season that has charred 1,330 square...

Climate change and wildfires – how do we know if there...

Kevin Trenberth, National Center for Atmospheric Research Once again, the summer of 2018 in the Northern Hemisphere has brought us an epidemic of major...

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The shaming of Walter Palmer for killing Cecil the Lion

Jennifer Jacquet, New York University US trophy hunter Walter Palmer must be the world’s most hated dentist. News that Palmer had killed Cecil, a handsome and...