Monday, 22 July , 2024

Wildfires

Afghanistan: Drawing the lessons

By Herman Michiel 17 August 2021 We saw Taliban troops parade in the presidential palace in Kabul, from which President Ashraf Ghani fled abroad. The largely...

Mediterranean Continues To Bake – Surface Temperatures Over 120° in Turkey...

August 6, 2021 This map shows the temperature of the land surface on August 2, 2021. It is clear to see that surface temperatures in...

Evacuations of villages as forest fires rage in South and West...

Aug. 16, 2021 Houses in south-eastern Attica are on fire and the powerful wind is moving the blaze towards the protected National Forest of Cape...

BANDEROLE EN SOUTIEN A LA GRECE EN FEU A L’AMBASSADE DE...

Nous relayons le communiqué d'un collectif anarchiste : " Les canicules et les incendies en Europe et en Afrique révèlent la crise sociale induite par...

Tears and anger as Greek island residents face wildfire aftermath

Aug. 13, 2021 photo: Thodoris Nikolaou/AP Residents of the Greek seaside village of Rovies mourn a lost paradise of pristine pine forests and family homes, scorched...

Evia Fires: The Largest Environmental Catastrophe of Greece

By Nick Kampouris August 12, 2021 The environmental devastation from the fires in northern Evia is enormous, according to a statement issued by the meteorological service...

From Greenville to Greece, it’s code red

By Dawn Stover August 12, 2021 photo: Dixie Fire on August 4, 2021. Credit: CAL FIRE I woke last Thursday to the news that Greenville, California, had...

“I screamed Help! when I didn’t see my husband” says the...

August 12, 2021 Panagiota Ritsopi,  81 years old: An elderly woman in black, screaming in agony as the flames swallow the forest and threaten her...

Siberian Wildfire Could Become Biggest in Recorded History – Greenpeace

Aug. 12, 2021 photo: Ivan Nikiforov / TASS A wildfire raging in northeastern Siberia could become the largest in recorded history, experts from Greenpeace Russia told...

Dry thunderstorms trigger wildfires in Attica and Halkidiki

August 12, 2021 Wildfires broke out in western Attica and Halkidiki most possibly caused by a so-called “dry thunderstorm” sweeping on the Greek mainland on...