Forest Fire (8965 ha) in Canada 08 Sep 2023

Event summary

This forest fire can have a low humanitarian impact based on the and the affected population and their vulnerability.

GDACS ID WF 1017315
Countries: Canada
Start Date - Last detection*: 08 Sep 2023 - 23 Sep 2023
Duration (days): 15
People affected: 0 in the burned area
Burned area: 8965 ha
More Info: Global Wildfire Information System

*(Last detection of the thermal anomaly of the fire)

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Articles: 267 | About casualties: 1 | Last hour: 1

Ashes from forest fires in Canada over home skies2023-10-02T23:38+0200.

September has just ended, which brought the highest values ​​in measurement history, and October is already around the corner with lots of sunshine. “It is warm throughout Styria on Monday and Tuesday,” says Friedrich Wölfelmaier from Geosp
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Canada battered by ‘never before seen’ wildfire season2023-10-02T20:25+0200.

NORMÉTAL: When scientists started pouring over data to assess Canada’s fire season this year, they struggled to find the right superlatives. “Never before seen,” was thrown around, as was “exceptional in scale, duration” and “huge long-term
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Incendi in Albania: il vento alimenta le fiamme, chiesto l’intervento ... 2023-10-02T19:03+0200.

Siamo ad inizio ottobre ma l’ Albania fa ancora i conti con gli incendi , come fosse piena estate. Da oltre una settimana, Vigili del Fuoco ed esercito albanese sono impegnati a combattere 11 focolai (tra ancora attivi e già domati) nel sud
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Universities are a critical piece of the climate change puzzle (AUCC - ... 2023-10-02T18:20+0200.

) This op-ed was published in The Hill Times on September 27, 2023. Reposted with permission from The Hill Times. By Meric Gertler, president of the University of Toronto and chair of Universities Canada's board of directors From forest fir
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