May 18, 2016 2:41 pm
Forest fires this season, which began in February have so far destroyed nearly 4048 hectares of land in Uttarakhand in 1857 incidents.
April 30, 2016 10:08 pm
Two IAF choppers have been sent to Nainital and Pauri districts, among the worst hit, to spray water over the burning jungles, Raj Bhawan officials here said.
September 15, 2015 5:23 pm
Indonesia which is blamed every year has sent hundreds of military personnel to try to put them out. It has declared a state of emergency in Riau province, where the haze has been building for several weeks and pollution levels reached hazardous levels.
June 25, 2012 2:19 am
Forest fires in Himachal Pradesh have destroyed more than 20,000 acres of forest land and caused a loss of more than Rs 2.6 cr of green property in three weeks.
August 10, 2010 2:48 pm
During forest fire,nitrate levels go up and the effects persist,according to recent research from University of Montana scientists.
August 02, 2010 10:25 am
New forest fires raging across Central Russia that threatened over 200 villages and towns.
August 10, 2009 1:17 pm
A new study has found that as the climate gets warmer and dryer,forest fires will come as much as three times more common in parts of the American West.