Gulf Times - forests
Thousands pray for rain in Indonesia as forests go up in smoke

Thousands pray for rain in Indonesia as forests go up in smoke

Thousands of Indonesians prayed for rain in haze-hit towns on the islands of Sumatra and Borneo on Wednesday, as forest fires raged at the height of the dry season ...

Fight climate change by granting indigenous rights to forests: report

Fight climate change by granting indigenous rights to forests: report

Granting forest dwellers legal rights to their traditional lands helps fight deforestation and climate change, but the vast majority of the world's forests remain under government control with limited access for communities ...

Weather aids firefighters battling blaze in Canada oil region

Weather aids firefighters battling blaze in Canada oil region

Authorities battling a forest fire in Canada looked to Mother Nature for more help Monday, as cooling temperatures and rain slowed the spread of the blaze that had forced the evacuation ...

Canadians drive through burning city seeking safety

Canadians drive through burning city seeking safety

Canadian police led convoys of cars through the burning ghost town of Fort McMurray on Friday in a risky operation to get thousands of people to safety on the other side.