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Large wildfire engulfs forest in Chernobyl’s EXCLUSION ZONE

18 February 2019 Published by https://www.rt.com/ UKRAINE – A major blaze has broken out in the Chernobyl Exclusion Zone – the site of the worst nuclear disaster in human history. The fire hit a forest some 20 kilometers away from the ill-famed nuclear power station. The blaze inside Chernobyl’s ‘dead zone’ in northern Ukraine started […]

Forests and/or pants on fire?: Fact-checking Jokowi’s ‘no fires for 3 years’ statement

18 February 2019 Published by https://coconuts.co/ INDONESIA – Judging from the post-debate commentary and memes, President Joko Widodo was generally rated the more skilled debater during last night’s verbal sparring match between himself and rival candidate Prabowo Subianto, the second in the run-up to the April 17 election. But one assertion from the incumbent that […]

La Araucanía: Brigadistas se movilizaron por malas condiciones laborales

17 February 2019 Published by https://www.cooperativa.cl/ CHILE – Los brigadistas de la Conaf en la Región de La Araucanía se movilizaron este domingo por las malas condiciones laborales con las que están trabajando, y entregarán un petitorio con un ultimátum de tres días para obtener respuestas.Después de las fotos difundidas en Facebook donde se mostraba la paupérrima […]

Their Home Survived The Camp Fire — But Their Insurance Did Not

17 February 2019 Published by https://www.npr.org/ USA -Tom and Tamara Conry were dead set on returning to Paradise after the deadly Camp Fire destroyed the town last November. The couple’s home was barely touched by the fire, and most other survivors had a much steeper climb to recovery. But when their property insurer, American Reliable, […]

Failed wildfire evacuation of Santa Rosa care homes fuels new bill to protect seniors

16 February 2019 Published by https://www.pressdemocrat.com/ USA  – The abandonment of residents at two Santa Rosa senior homes during the October 2017 wildfires has fueled new legislation from state Sen. Bill Dodd that would broaden the potential civil liability for caretakers who desert their senior patients. Senate Bill 314, introduced by Dodd on Friday, would […]

New Model Proposed to Reduce Wildfire Risk with California Disaster Insurance

15 February 2019 Published by http://www.ksro.com/ USA – A new model is being proposed to reduce wildfire risk with California Disaster Insurance. Senator Bill Dodd of Napa introduced Senate Bill 290 Thursday saying something needs to be done as wildfires are increasing in the state. SB 290 would function like home insurance, but for the […]

Tax breaks for reforestation, fire prevention, climate change adaption

PORTUGAL – The clearing of undergrowth in forests, reforestation and forest adaptation operations are to be eligible for tax breaks for both corporate and personal income tax, with a bonus of 40% of the costs involved, according to legislation. According to the ordinance published in the state journal, the tax break covers the costs of […]