In the aftermath of California's devastating wildfires, cannabis producers are struggling to overcome decimated crops and a lack of federal support.
As fire conditions intensify around the globe, scientists are helping countries prepare for a fiery new normal.
As of Monday afternoon, the fire had swelled to 270,000 acres.
Fires can be rejuvenating for some ecosystems. But as wildfires increase in frequency and severity, those ecosystems could see could their soil fertility and carbon capture depleted.
Ventura and Santa Barbara County schools must prepare to help students who have been pushed into housing instability as a result of the wildfire.
Here's what individuals and communities can do to protect themselves.
As Southern California's firestorm continues to grow and air quality plummets, what happens to one of the largest unsheltered homeless populations in the nation?
Without rain, high temperatures will keep the smoke coming—and could spur new fire growth.
More than 21,000 insured homes and 2,800 businesses were damaged or destroyed in California in October.
As of mid-morning on Tuesday, the fire was estimated at 45,000 acres, three times the size of Manhattan Island.
The blaze that began Monday evening burned 45,000 acres overnight, and was still out of control Tuesday morning.
Some advice from Californians who have lived through and studied the state's wildfires.
Prescribed burning achieves the same end goal as fuel reduction, but without the manual effort of combing through the entire West.
In one Santa Rosa neighborhood, all that remains is the husk of a community.
A woman looks at the wreckage of her burned home in Santa Rosa, California, on October 10th, 2017.
The firestorm burned tens of thousands of acres and forced many residents to flee their homes.
It's an alarmist, politically driven catchphrase. And, from a scientific perspective, it has little credibility.
A NASA satellite image shows fires in the Pacific Northwest, which now hosts 10 times as many large fires as it did before 1960.