Smoke and flames rise during a fire at the landmark Notre Dame Cathedral in central Paris on April 15th, 2019.
Public officials and Texas' environmental regulator maintain that the chemicals released in the fire did not pose a health risk.
Forest soils recover from disturbances slowly over many years—up to 80 years following a wildfire and as many as 30 years after logging, much longer than previously thought.
It's not just climate change that's making the disasters worse, it's the increased building within areas deemed particularly vulnerable to fire.
Prescribed burning is the main tool in the Karuk and Yoruk tribes' agroforestry systems, which encourages proliferation of traditional foods, herbs, and medicines.
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Wildfires in the state are getting bigger and more costly.
An aerial view shows damage caused by a wildfire near the village of Mati, near Athens, on July 24th, 2018.
A firefighting helicopter flies over a wildfire raging in the town of Rafina near Athens, on July 23rd, 2018.
Inmate firefighters battle the Ferguson fire in Jerseydale, California, on July 22nd, 2018.
A man takes photos with a mobile phone as sellers walk through debris in a market after a fire devastated the building overnight on September 18th, 2017, in the Abobo neighborhood of Abidjan.
A round-up of images from Viewfinder, Pacific Standard's daily photo feature.
Wildfires may be harming the health of people who live hundreds or thousands of miles from the flames.
Gradual advancements in the art and science of fire investigation continue.
The cost of fighting wildfires this year is predicted to go over budget by hundreds of millions of dollars.
An inside look at what it's like when austerity measures lead to direct cuts in your city's emergency services.