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Here comes the cavalry! For the second year in a row tinder dry conditions have allowed explosive wildfire growth in Colorado and once again the United States military is deploying resources to assist local firefighting efforts.


Mini guide: 48 hours in Rome

Inside the Colosseum, Rome, Italy

from BuzzFeed Community

Community Post: The 7 Worst Natural Disasters Of The Last Decade

An image of the catastrophic reality of the force that comes with earthquakes. This photo, from the October 2005, Kashmir Earthquake, shows a building toppled completely to its side and the tragic rescue efforts that ensued.

Fire Tornados or Fire Whirls are rare phenomenon. They from in certain conditions and can cause multiple wild fires which can themselves keep on with the fire devastation.

from the Guardian

Wildfire threatens Yosemite national park – in pictures

Pine tree in flames, Rim Fire, California. Please keep our brave firefighters in your thoughts and prayers!

from Flavorwire

Harrowing Works of Art Inspired by Climate Change

Adriane Colburn, Forest for the Trees, 2010. Paper, ink jet prints, aluminium, steel, ink, paint. Building a set of hanging terraria out of emphatically man-made materials like steel, aluminum, and paper, artist Adriane Colburn made this work in an effort to isolate the effects and pitfalls of human efforts to contain and commodify natural processes.

This is a natural disaster that has striked I can not tell where or how it happened but you can tell this would have caused damage and devestation to local people!

She was beautiful, but she was beautiful in the way a forest fire was beautiful. — Neil Gaiman

Fire tornadoes sound like a horrible way to die. But also kind of awesome.

Oh Australia. Fire tornadoes, really? You crazy.