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September 07, 2017
Dead Trees Force Fire Crews to Shift Tactics
Vast stands of dead timber in the Western U.S. have forced firefighters to shift tactics to avoid unstable trees that could ...
August 30, 2017
Polish citizen detained for starting fire in Montenegro
A Polish citizen has been detained in Montenegro on suspicion that he started a fire that engulfed forests and reached near ...
August 17, 2017
The Latest: Wildfires threaten villages on Balkan coast
The Latest on wildfires in Europe (all times local): 6:00 p.m. Firefighters in Montenegro and Croatia are trying to ...
August 16, 2017
The Latest: Forest fire threatens homes on Greek island
The Latest on the summer wildfires in Europe (all times local): 12:50 a.m. Greek authorities say a forest fire is threatening ...
August 16, 2017
Poland needs until 2019 to clear trees felled by heavy wind
Poland's forestry authority said Wednesday it will take until 2019 to clear away trees that were broken and felled last ...
August 15, 2017
The Latest: Greece seeks EU help with major forest fire
The Latest on wildfires in Europe (all times local): 8:15 p.m. Greek authorities have requested the loan of water-dropping ...
August 13, 2017
People from across Europe protest logging in Polish forest
Hundreds of people have gathered in an ancient forest in Poland to protest the widespread logging the government has ordered ...
August 10, 2017
Return of wind, heat brings back forest fires to Portugal
Wildfires flared across Portugal on Thursday following a rise in temperatures and strong winds, ending days of cooler weather ...
August 04, 2017
The Latest: Neighbors help Macedonia fight wildfires
The Latest on wildfires in southern Europe (all times local): 3:45 p.m. Authorities in Macedonia say the country is receiving ...
August 04, 2017
French mainland sends help to fight Corsica forest fire
French authorities have ferried firefighters and trucks from the mainland to Corsica to help battle a forest fire that has ...
July 29, 2017
Spain: 300 evacuated as forest fire burns 1,000 hectares
Regional government authorities in southeastern Spain say a wildfire has forced the evacuation of 300 people and burned 1,000 ...
July 28, 2017
EU court orders Poland to halt logging in ancient forest
A European court ordered Poland on Friday to immediately stop cutting trees in Europe's last pristine woodland, the ...
July 26, 2017
Wildfires threaten French Riviera, inadequate aircraft cited
Backed by planes dropping water and fire retardant, more than 1,000 firefighters battled wildfires Wednesday that billowed ...
July 24, 2017
Portugal deploys 5,000 firefighters against woodland blazes
Almost 5,000 firefighters supported by water-dropping aircraft are deployed across central and northern areas of Portugal as ...
July 19, 2017
Portugal to limit eucalyptus groves to reduce wildfires
Portuguese lawmakers have agreed on new measures to help contain the fires that race through the country's forests each ...
July 18, 2017
France fights forest fires near Nice, in Provence, Corsica
Hundreds of firefighters are working to extinguish a forest fire about 15 kilometers (9 miles) from the French Riviera city ...
July 17, 2017
Forests, moors, peat bogs: A week of walking in Scotland
Scotland has more than two dozen official long-distance trails through moors, peat bogs and forests. We chose one of the most ...
July 13, 2017
Poland glad to face EU court over logging in ancient forest
Poland said Thursday it was glad it will have a chance to defend its logging in the ancient Bialowieza forest before a ...
July 12, 2017
Sicily tourist resort evacuated as Italy wildfires spread
Italian news reports say hundreds of tourists at a beach resort in Sicily have been evacuated by boat due to wildfires that ...
July 05, 2017
UNESCO wants Poland to stop logging in part of pristine wood
Participants in a UNESCO World Heritage Committee's session threatened to put the oldest part of Europe's last pristine ...