"The fire is very large and very extreme," said a wildfire information officer on Thursday morning. This statement tells only part of the story, though. For the thousands of people who have fled for their lives, the story is never-ending.
New Delhi -
The Indian government has unveiled a plan to plant new forests, with a budget of $6.2 billion. If successfully implemented, the plan will see India's forest cover go from the current 21.34% to 33% of its land area.
San Felipe -
The high-speed navy boat stopped on the moonlit waters of Mexico's Gulf of California as sailors looked through binoculars for small vessels conducting illegal activities under the cover of darkness.
Fort Mcmurray -
A monster wildfire has engulfed the northern Alberta city of Ft. McMurray, forcing the evacuation of 88,000 people. So far, 1,600 homes and buildings have been reduced to charred rubble as the conflagration continues to burn unabated.
A combative President Barack Obama visited crisis-hit Flint, Michigan, Wednesday where he conspicuously sipped filtered water to prove it was potable and attacked "corrosive" Republican attitudes toward "big government.
Stuck on a track in eastern Ethiopia, trucks carrying food for the starving are forced to turn back.After one of the worst droughts for decades, the rains have finally arrived, but now only add to the complication of the delivery of food aid.
The Canadian city of Fort McMurray remained under threat from catastrophic wildfires Wednesday, authorities warned, after more than 80,000 residents were forced to flee the raging inferno sweeping through Alberta's oil sands region.
Indian police said Tuesday they have arrested four forest guards on suspicion of helping to cover up rhino poaching in a national park visited by Britain's Prince William and his wife last month.
Diclofenac is a powerful non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug used to reduce inflammation and as an analgesic in humans. Because of its extreme toxicity it has been banned for veterinary use in many countries.
Forest fires raging in India's Himalayan region crept perilously close to a famous British-era railway track Tuesday, as panicked residents fought off blazes threatening to engulf their homes.
The current El Nino weather phenomenon which began last year has affected 60 million people worldwide, leaving many countries in desperate need of assistance. But even as El Nino begins to weaken, we are not out of the woods yet.
El Valle -
Ramon Navarro is one of the world's top big-wave surfers, but this fisherman's son still has a place in his heart for the spot where he learned his trade -- a stretch of Chilean coastline he is now fighting to save.