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Beetles Have Killed 5 Million Acres Of Colorado Forests (And Counting)

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 02.16.2017 | Green

DENVER ― Two different species of tiny beetles have destroyed more than 5 million acres of Colorado forests, according to a new report. The mountai...

Massive Fire Burns At Least 100 Homes In Valparaiso, Chile

Reuters | Philip Lewis | Posted 01.02.2017 | World

A large fire broke out in the coastal Chilean city of Valparaiso on Monday evening, burning at least 100 homes, prompting the evacuation of about 400 ...

This Year's Extreme Weather Was One For The Books

The Huffington Post | Lydia Oconnor | Posted 12.22.2016 | Green

The past year was scorching hot, freezing cold, soaking wet and consumed in flames ― and it’s just a sneak peek of what’s to come if we don’t ...

'Green News Report' - December 1, 2016

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 12.01.2016 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

The Green News Report is also available via... IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Deadly firestorm fueled by drought and high winds engulfs Tennessee towns...

Tennessee Wildfire Death Toll Hits 13

The Huffington Post | Hayley Miller | Posted 12.08.2016 | Green

Thirteen people died in the devastating wildfire that engulfed the Eastern Tennessee resort towns of Sevier County earlier this week, authorities conf...

Tennessee Wildfires Burn For Third Day As Search And Rescue Efforts Continue

The Huffington Post | Hayley Miller | Posted 12.08.2016 | Green

Firefighters have quelled all but one structural fire after a devastating wildfire ripped through eastern Tennessee earlier this week, killing seven p...

Tennessee Wildfire Evacuee's Escape Video Is Like A Vision Of Hell

The Huffington Post | Hayley Miller | Posted 12.08.2016 | Green

Michael Luciano didn’t think twice about the lingering smoke near his house in Gatlinburg, Tennessee, the other night. Wildfires had been burning in...

Gatlinburg Ablaze: Here's How You Can Help Wildfire-Ravaged Tennessee Towns

The Huffington Post | Sebastian Murdock | Posted 11.29.2016 | Green

As a wildfire raging in Tennessee displaces more than 14,000 people near the resort towns of Gatlinburg and Pigeon Forge, residents in the state have ...

Massive Wildfire Engulfs Tennessee Resort Towns, Kills 3

The Huffington Post | Ed Mazza | Posted 12.08.2016 | Green

Three people have been killed, 14 others have been transported to hospitals The wildfire has damaged or destroyed over 150 structures, and firefight...

Climate Change Is Fueling America’s Wildfires, And It'll Only Get Worse

The Huffington Post | Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 10.20.2016 | Green

The wildfires that raged through the Western United States this year claimed lives, destroyed hundreds of homes and cost taxpayers millions of dollars...

Dramatic Photos Capture The Disaster Caused By Huge Wildfires On A Beautiful Greek Island

HuffPost Greece | Danae Leivada | Posted 09.21.2016 | World

The Greek island of Thasos is located in the northern Aegean Sea, opposite the coast of eastern Macedonia. It is one of the greenest islands in Greece...

California Blaze Bears Down On Iconic Hearst Castle

Reuters | Andrew Hart | Posted 08.21.2016 | Green

By Alex Dobuzinskis LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Firefighters had a Southern California wildfire mostly surrounded on Saturday, allowing thousands of evacu...

Nightmarish Wildfire Torches 100 Homes In California

Reuters | Andrew Hart | Posted 08.20.2016 | Green

By Alex Dobuzinskis LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Firefighters were gaining ground on Friday against a wildfire burning in a Southern California mountain pa...

Firefighters Gain Ground On Monster Southern California Wildfire

Reuters | Jade Walker | Posted 08.19.2016 | Green

Aug 19 (Reuters) - Firefighters were gaining ground on Friday against a wildfire burning in a Southern California mountain pass that has forced some 8...

California Inferno: 'There Will Be A Lot Of Families That Come Home To Nothing'

Reuters | Andrew Hart | Posted 08.18.2016 | Green

A Southern California wildfire raged unchecked in thick brush on Wednesday after destroying an unknown number of houses near a highway corridor betwee...

More Than 80,000 Evacuated As Fast-Moving Wildfire Rages In Southern California

Reuters | Andrew Hart | Posted 08.17.2016 | Green

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Authorities in southern California ordered the evacuation of 82,000 people on Tuesday, after a wildfire broke out in a mountai...

Making Friends With Death

Colleen Morton Busch | Posted 08.15.2016 | Healthy Living
Colleen Morton Busch

When I die, don’t say I battled cancer. Please say I befriended it. I don’t have cancer—yet—but the person I’ve shared my life with for the ...

Deadly California Wildfire Could Grow To 5 Times Current Size

Reuters | Andrew Hart | Posted 07.30.2016 | Green

A deadly blaze near California’s Big Sur coast could widen to more than five times its current size and has destroyed some 60 homes, threatened hund...

We Fiddle While California Burns

The Huffington Post | Ann Brenoff | Posted 07.28.2016 | Fifty

I live in a rural part of the Santa Monica Mountains called Topanga Canyon. It’s a community of artists, musicians, writers and still home to a good...

Wildfire Turns Deadly As Thousands Battle California Blazes

Reuters | Andrew Hart | Posted 07.27.2016 | Green

By Alex Dobuzinskis LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Crews battling a deadly wildfire in rugged, drought-stricken terrain north of Los Angeles made steady prog...

PHOTOS: The Devastation Left By Wildfire Consuming Southern California

The Huffington Post | Nick Visser | Posted 07.25.2016 | Green

An out-of-control brush fire consumed hillsides around the Santa Clarita Valley near Los Angeles over the weekend, charring 33,000 acres and destroyin...

Fast-Moving California Wildfire Forces Evacuation Of Hundreds Of Homes

Reuters | Lee Moran | Posted 07.24.2016 | Green

By Dan Whitcomb LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - A fast-moving wildfire that has forced hundreds of people to flee from their homes in the drought-parched foot...

Evacuations Ordered As New Wildfire Nears California Homes

Reuters | Andrew Hart | Posted 07.02.2016 | Green

A new wildfire burning through bone-dry grass, shrub and timber has forced the evacuation of dozens of homes in a mountain community in central Califo...

'Vicious' California Wildfire Kills At Least 2, Destroys 150 Homes

Reuters | Andrew Hart | Posted 06.26.2016 | Green

By Dan Whitcomb LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - A massive wildfire burning out of control in the foothills of central California has left at least 150 homes i...

Massive California Wildfire Kills 2 And Burns 100 Structures

Reuters/HuffPost | Andrew Hart | Posted 01.26.2017 | Green

By Noah Berger LAKE ISABELLA, Calif., June 24 (Reuters) - A massive California wildfire that has already killed two people and destroyed 100 structure...