Tag: wildfires

Crews wrap world’s biggest tree in aluminium to protect  it from California wildfires

Crews wrap world’s biggest tree in aluminium to protect it from California wildfires

CREWS wrap the world’s biggest tree in blaze- resistant aluminium to protect it from wildfires. The 275ft (84m) General Sherman is the largest b [...]
California wildfires force firefighters to use aluminum blankets in effort to save sequoias

California wildfires force firefighters to use aluminum blankets in effort to save sequoias

Firefighters wrapped the base of the world’s largest tree in a fire-resistant blanket as they tried to save a famous grove of gigantic old-growth s [...]
Two wildfires sparked by lightning strikes threaten to destroy trees in Sequoia National Park

Two wildfires sparked by lightning strikes threaten to destroy trees in Sequoia National Park

Firefighters have ramped up efforts to beat back two expanding wildfires ignited by lightning strikes that threaten to converge at Sequoia National [...]
California wildfires threaten giant sequoias

California wildfires threaten giant sequoias

Sequoia National Park was shut down and its namesake gigantic trees were potentially threatened Tuesday as two forest fires burned in steep and dan [...]
Biden blames Idaho wildfires on global warming before the White House cut his feed mid sentence 

Biden blames Idaho wildfires on global warming before the White House cut his feed mid sentence 

Joe Biden's livestream was cut off mid-sentence on Monday after the president went off-script to ask an audience member about the Idaho wildfires.B [...]
White House abruptly cuts feed of Biden mid-sentence as he asks question at wildfires briefing

White House abruptly cuts feed of Biden mid-sentence as he asks question at wildfires briefing

The White House abruptly cut the feed of President Biden's briefing on wildfires with federal and state officials. During Monday's visit to Boise, [...]
Nevada bear hunt faces calls to be canceled due to wildfires

Nevada bear hunt faces calls to be canceled due to wildfires

It might not be a good year to bet on bear hunts.Due to the recent wildfires in the state, the Nevada Department of Wildlife is being called upon t [...]
Smoke exposure from California wildfires linked to 7,000 pre-term births in the state

Smoke exposure from California wildfires linked to 7,000 pre-term births in the state

Up to 7,000 pre-term births in California over a six-year period may be linked to wildfire smoke exposure during an expecting mothers' pregnancies, [...]
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