Satellite data recorded 6,803 fires in the Amazon in July, a 28 percent increase from the number of fires this time last year.
Evacuations are in place for swaths of Vacaville, California, as the LNU Lightning Complex wildfires continue to burn through more than 32,000 acres.
Evacuation orders are in place in multiple Californian counties as wildfires continue to burn across the state.
Several Californian counties have issued mandatory evacuation orders to residents threatened by the fires.
Thousands of residents of San Bernardino and Riverside counties have been threatened by the wildfire.
Greenpeace estimates over 19 million hectares of land—an area bigger than Greece—has burned since the start of 2020.
The Arctic has experienced unprecedented temperatures, which has been largely attributed to climate change.
The fire was reported to be at 50 acres, with zero percent contained, as of Monday evening.
Zero percent of the blaze has been contained, despite efforts by the 439 emergency workers who have been assigned to help control it, Laura Rabon, a public information officer for the Bush Fire told Newsweek.
Bear is a 5-year-old rescue dog who has been trained to sniff out koalas as part of the ''Detection Dogs for Conservation" team at the University of the Sunshine Coast.
Scientists compared centuries-worth of data to see how the Indian Ocean Dipole has changed over the last millennia. Their results suggest extreme events are becoming more frequent and more intense.
Australia's summers are getting longer and hotter, raising serious questions.
Australia's wildfires have been burning for months and there are still challenges ahead.
Photos of an injured koala sitting next to a dead koala emerged on Wednesday as relief workers attempt to rescue surviving wildlife on Kangaroo Island, Australia.
Although the rain wouldn't be enough to extinguish the flames, authorities said it would go a long way toward containment.
The New South Wales Rural Fire Service expects the number to increase as damage assessments are completed.
The former world tennis number one won her first prize in three years in Melbourne and has said she will donate the prize money to help fund bushfire relief efforts.
After getting a little bit of relief from rain on Sunday and Monday, firefighters were looking at deteriorating conditions for Friday.
Michelle Moore, a 20-year firefighting veteran, told Newsweek there wasn't anyone at home who wouldn't want her to be helping Australia.
The scale and intensity of Australia's wildfires are triggering firestorms and firenadoes. Here's why.
The plumes are in the process of circumnavigating the planet, according to the U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.
It will take more than one heavy rainfall to recover from the drought conditions currently plaguing Australia, AccuWeather Senior Meteorologist Andy Douty told Newsweek.
Meanwhile, other celebrities shared emotional social media posts about the crisis.
Australia's wildfires have burned across approximately 12.35 million acres of land since the season started, while authorities warn of more "dangerous" fires over the weekend.
The wildfires claimed lives, burned millions of acres and destroyed more than a thousand homes.
Even those animals that survive the flames aren't in the clear, because the fires could have caused detrimental shortages in food and shelter, experts say.
In Victoria and New South Wales, five people were missing, three were killed in the fires, and thousands of people fled the flames.
Although conditions are easing, relief won't come for a few weeks when heavy rainfall is expected.
Populations appeared to benefit from the flames or, more specifically, the conditions they created.
In 2018, heavy rain after a wildfire took the lives of 21 people in Montecito, California.