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In Oregon, a new climate menace: Fires raging where they

By Christopher Flavelle and Henry Fountain The blazes that raced across western Oregon this week could be the most unexpected element in a fire season that’s full of surprises: not just more wildfires, but wildfires in places that don’t usually burn. The forests between Eugene and Portland haven’t experienced fires this severe in decades, experts […]Read More

Mangroves destruction, unplanned construction to blame for flooding in Mumbai:

Mumbai: Destruction of mangroves and unplanned constructions are responsible for flooding in Mumbai every year after heavy rains, say environment activists and town planners. Mangroves absorb excess water but they are being destroyed in Mumbai in the guise of infrastructure development, city-based environmentalist Debi Goenka told . “Destruction of mangroves has definitely been one of […]Read More