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3 Feb
The award-winning French photojournalist Maxime Riché captured the town in the aftermath of the fire and returned again in 2021 as the town grappled with a second inferno.
26 Aug
Greek firefighters have been battling blazes on numerous fronts, including near the capital. Prosecutors ordered an investigation into the causes of the fires and alleged claims of racism and scapegoating of migrants.
25 Aug 2023
Climate change is making wildfires more frequent and more destructive. Scientists are calling for a radical rethink of how we fight them.
3 Aug 2023
The devastating forest and bushfires in southern Europe are wreaking enormous economic damage. What does this mean for locals, and the tourism most of them depend on?
30 Jul 2023
Wildfires continue to rage throughout the Mediterranean from the Canary Islands to North Africa and Turkey. DW has the latest on the areas affected and what is being done to fight the fires.
25 Jul 2023
Wildfires killed 15 people in the mountainous Bejaia and Bouira regions of Algeria on Monday, the interior ministry said, as a heatwave spread across north Africa and southern Europe.
20 Jul 2023
From Spain to Canada, wildfires are burning out of control. DW looks at strategies to prevent infernos worsened by climate change.
19 Jul 2023
Health authorities have issued warnings to keep cool after record heat was recorded in Europe, Asia and North America. In Greece, wildfires continued for a third day with another heat wave in the forecast.
13 Jun 2023
Intense wildfires have destroyed forests and homes across Canada and forced thousands to evacuate. Online, the fires' cause — and the role of climate change — has sparked rumors and misinformation. A look at the facts.
3 Jun 2023
The wildfires have displaced thousands and continued to endanger communities on the outskirts of Halifax, Nova Scotia.
14 May 2023
In Canada, wildfires continue to devastate the western province of Alberta. Thousands of people have had no choice but to leave their homes, and many more are on evacuation alert. The province has declared a state of emergency, while firefighters are attempting to bring the blazes under control.
13 May 2023
Global warming is wreaking havoc in Western Canada where wildfires rage in Alberta and floods threaten to ravage British Columbia.

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