Last Updated: Thursday, October 10, 2013, 10:03
Southeast Asian leaders on Wednesday approved a new system aimed at cracking down on illegal forest fires blamed for the region`s worst smog crisis in years.
Last Updated: Friday, August 16, 2013, 17:15
Reeling under one of its harshest summers, China on Friday sounded a red alert for forest fires as hot weather persisted in most parts of the country.
Last Updated: Wednesday, July 17, 2013, 13:36
Two disposable mini-drones have been designed to keep a track of potential forest fires.
Last Updated: Wednesday, October 03, 2012, 17:43
Al Qaeda is responsible for the recent spate of forest fires in Europe, Russian security service Chief Alexander Bortnikov claimed.
Last Updated: Tuesday, September 04, 2012, 12:53
Facing spate of forest fires across, Portugal has asked the help of the European Union to help them tackle the fire.
Last Updated: Tuesday, June 05, 2012, 15:15
Dry weather and soaring mercury have caused several forest fires in Himalayan region of Garhwal and hills near Kotdwara.
Last Updated: Thursday, August 12, 2010, 14:41
Russia is battling the worst heatwave in its millennium-long history.
Last Updated: Sunday, August 01, 2010, 16:10
Russian President Dmitry Medvedev called the fires "a natural disaster”.
Last Updated: Friday, July 30, 2010, 20:56
Raging forest fires engulfed
parts of central Russia killing at least 23 people and
destroying hundreds of homes, forcing President Dmitry
Medvedev to summon the Army to join the rescue effort.
Last Updated: Friday, July 30, 2010, 10:15
Moscow suffered through a record, weeks-long heat wave and smog cloud.
Last Updated: Tuesday, March 30, 2010, 18:54
Villages have been roped in to
keep a watch against forest fires in Jharkhand which has
19,40,390 hectare of jungles at Saranda, Dalma, Betla besides
the Hazaribagh National Park.
Last Updated: Thursday, February 25, 2010, 17:32
Scientists have said that there’s a good chance that forest fires in the Pacific Northwest will become larger and more frequent, which could actually aid ecosystems.
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