A fire burning through the US state of California has covered 56 square miles,as of Monday morning. The local firefighting agency Cal Fire says only 6% ofthe fire is contained, as it continues to rage through the mountains of LosAngeles.The blaze has caused the city of Arcadia to evacuate at least oneneighbourhood.
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Nicole West steered her bulldozer through the smoldering forest, pushing logs into the underbrush and away from the wildfires ripping through Oregon's Cascade Mountains - part of an operation organized by the men and women of the "Hillbilly Brigade," a group that is credited with saving the mountain hamlet of Molalla. This report produced by Chris Dignam.
Gizmodo Earther reports thousands of migratory birds are now dropping dead across the Southwest. In late August, dozens of birds fell from the sky at the White Sands Missile Range and White Sands National Monument, both in southern New Mexico. Since then, Colorado, Texas, Arizona, and Nebraska residents have seen dead creatures scattered along hiking paths, golf courses, and even in driveways. Finches, flycatchers, swallows, warblers, and bluebirds are among the species that have been reported.
Air pollution, the loss of homes and lives are just some of the effects we've become accustomed to expect with wildfires. But Amanda Brandeis is showing us a new trend among these fires and how they're..