20 Indian cities saw 80% of building fire deaths
The latest Indian Risk Survey report ranks fire outbreak as the third biggest risk to businesses
India needs a new approach to fire safety
In addition the codes governing fire safety and governance, we should have guidelines and framework to conduct a comprehensive risk-assessment …
Odisha hospital fire reveals critical safety gaps, low level of preparedness
Even if the fire broke out due to short circuit as has been claimed, why it couldn’t be doused at an initial stage?
Fire load in modern buildings 3 times greater than in 1990s: study
IIT-Gandhinagar researchers found that average fire load energy density was three times the average found during a study done conducted 20 years …
Clear and collect Chir pine needles to prevent forest fires: parliamentary panel
Among its many recommendations was the use of drones to monitor forest fires
मैदानी राज्यों में ज्यादा लगती है जंगल की आग
आग लगने के पैटर्न एवं उसके प्रभाव की विस्तृत जानकारी हो तो इस नुकसान को कम किया जा सकता है।
In Brazil’s rainforests, the worst fires are likely still to come
Bolsonaro inherited weakened environment laws that he seems to be bent on weakening further
उत्तराखंड में आग का तेजी से बढ़ता दायरा
वन्य जीवों के साथ-साथ, जंगल से सटे रिहायशी इलाकों तक पहुंची आग मुश्किलें बरपा रही है। जिससे अब तक राज्य को 21,80,165 रुपये के नुकसान ...
बेकाबू हो रही उत्तराखंड के जंगलों की आग
नैनीताल जिले में आग लगने की सबसे अधिक घटनाएं दर्ज हुई हैं।
Malviya Nagar fire incident is an example of what makes Delhi a tinderbox
Given the serious threat that such fire incidents cause to human health, the Delhi administration has to answer why it has not yet taken action …
Why fire accidents are unabated
India has a fire safety audit to assess the safety of an organisation, but lacks legislative provisions regarding the scope, objective, …
जंगलों की आग से फिर बदल सकता है धरती का जीवन!
अध्ययन बताते हैं कि अतीत में जीवन को नए सिरे से गढ़ने और कई प्रजातियों के विलुप्त होने का एक महत्वपूर्ण कारण वैश्विक स्तर ...
The Amazon fire: This and next time
Fires like the current one lead to wholesale irreversible changes in the structure and composition of forest ecosystems, impoverishing both their …
Plants can recover after being burned, so why might some species in the Amazon face local wipe out?
‘Due to the Amazon fires, we will lose the battle against climate change’
Down To Earth speaks to Aline Carrara, Brazilian researcher, social scientist and conservation practitioner with a focus on Amazonia about the …
Raging fire in Bhalswa landfill chokes Delhi
Delhi's air quality dips to 'very poor' level as Bhalswa landfill continues to smoulder
Drought in Australia to intensify, fuels winter bush fires
Fire fighters in New South Wales are battling 81 grass and bushfires, 38 of which remained uncontained
Use liquid nitrogen instead of foam
Six-fold increase in forest fires as temperatures rise in many states
The Forest Survey of India’s large forest fires monitoring programme data shows that there are 192 large, active fires in the country today
California battles largest wildfire ever, after it experienced the hottest July
Hardly one-third of the fire is under control and it is unlikely to be extinguished before early September
Fire in the mountains
Researchers studying bird communities in Kumaon Himalayas detail the devastating effects of Uttarakhand's forest fires on wildlife and …
Firefighting in forests