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700 firefighters in Portugal battle wildfire west of Lisbon

Firefighters on the ground were being supported by 225 vehicles and six aerial fire-fighting units as they tried to put out the blaze.

published on : 7th October 2018

Rising temperature, burning forests

published on : 14th August 2018

Forest fires cause pollution worse than that in toxic cities, says NRSC study

NRSC) found that such high-magnitude events had the potential to destroy a wide variety of flora and fauna as the levels of pollution become higher than those in some highly polluted cities.

published on : 26th June 2018

Fire reigns in forests. Reason? No Rain 

Soaring temperatures, absence of summer showers, gusty wind in the hills, and dried undergrowth are turning the pristine forests of the state into a veritable inferno in many places this summer.

published on : 13th March 2018

Portugal battles raging forest fires

Portugal has been battling fresh fires since Sunday in the centre of the country, forcing the evacuation of around 10 villages.

published on : 27th July 2017