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NASA

This Australian Wildfire Is as Big as Melbourne

It's not every day you see a conflagration of this titanic size.

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Melbourne's Wildfires Look Absolutely Hellish

The land just north of the city looks like a raging ocean of flames.

NASA

NASA's Satellites Are Watching the Rim Fire Creep Into Yosemite

Nighttime images show the gradual spread of the tremendous wildfire, which is burning brighter than the city lights of Reno.

Reuters

Why the Yosemite Fire Is Especially Scary

Just for starters, it could cut off San Francisco's water supply.

NASA

Choking Clouds of Wildfire Smoke Sprawl Over Southern Oregon

Huge wildfires, aggravated by a bad drought, are sending acrid clouds of smoke into nearby cities.

NASA

A Giant Vortex of Wildfire Smoke Is Hovering Over Russia

The skies are clouded with ashy gas that's pouring from thousands of acres of burning plants.

Tim McDonnell

The Feds Are Fighting Forest Fires Wrong

The government pours billions into fighting fires but skimps on cheap, proven methods for stopping megafires before they start.

Reuters

Terrifying Images of the Australian Wildfires

Record-setting high temperatures combined with painfully dry conditions have sparked hundreds of brushfires across the country.

What Produces More Light Pollution in Australia: Cities or Wildfires?

Parts of the outback are lit up with so much flame they look like huge metropolises at night.

Climate Desk

From the Ashes, a Call to Heed Climate Change

Amid the wreckage of his home, a Colorado fire victim wants to warn future generations.