The 2019 State of the Mountains Report, continues a commitment by the ACC to provide accessible, current, and accurate information about the forces that affect Canadian mountain places, ecosystems, and communities.

With the onset of summer, the Forest Department in the district has geared up its machinery to check forest fires.

Forest fires cause large scale destruction of forest resources and biodiversity in the country every year. One forest fire incident may nullify all efforts of conservation and plantations done in the past several years.

After weeks of burning, a coordinated firefight by Ethiopian and Israeli experts helped doused a raging fire in a forest reserve located in northern Ethiopia, inside the Semien National Park.

A forest fire broke out in the city of Jingdezhen, east China's Jiangxi Province, at around 4:20 p.m. Monday, local authorities said Tuesday.

Nainital: Fifteen hectares of forest land have been gutted in 11 incidents of forest fires recorded in the hill state in nearly two months.

Top Asian finance ministers and central bankers are due to have a summit in northern Thailand this week, and they’ll need pollution masks if they want to avoid breathing toxic air.

Chinese authorities have issued an orange alert for forest fires, citing drought and heat in some regions.

‘Complexities of forest fires need to be understood and managed better’

The index measures the presence of fine particulate matter known as PM2.5, a pollutant that can fester deep in the lungs and bloodstream of human beings

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