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Dry Conditions in Turkey Affect Nomadic Lifestyle

Photos by Bram Janssen

Every spring Hasan Bacak, his wife, Emine, and their 1-year old son, Mehmet, migrate for weeks in search of higher ground for their livestock to graze. 1,164 more words

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Warmer, dryer summer, and more 'extreme' events: Meteorologist on local weather trends

WINNIPEG — Manitobans can expect a summer of above normal temperatures, according to meteorologist Jay Anderson. June, July and August in particular. Anderson pegs the probability at about 40 or 50 per cent versus the 80 per cent likelihood on the east coast. 84 more words

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'We are ready for it': South African firefighters land in Edmonton, eager to help battle Fort McMurray wildfire

Firefighting efforts in Fort McMurray are going to get a big boost from crews from the other side of the world.

On Sunday night, 300 firefighters from Johannesburg, South Africa arrived at the Edmonton International Airport. 874 more words

World

Wildfire burning just west of High Level, Alta.

A wildfire alert for the town of High Level was dropped just before 8 p.m. Wednesday after officials said fire crews had brought a wildfire burning near the community under control. 111 more words

Canada

Alberta lifts fire ban in parts of province because of cooler weather

EDMONTON – A little over a week after issuing a province-wide fire ban and as a massive wildfire continues to burn near the Saskatchewan border, the Alberta government said Friday it was lifting the ban as well as off-highway vehicle restrictions in parts of the province. 289 more words

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Kamloops grass fires a reminder of dangerous, dry conditions

Fire crews in Kamloops fought two grass fires Tuesday they believe were caused by people, prompting them to remind the public how easy it is to start a wildfire when conditions are dry. 13 more words

Real Estate In Canada

Fire crews called to battle grass fire in Sherwood Park

EDMONTON РSeveral fire trucks were called east of Edmonton Tuesday evening for a grass fire in Sherwood Park.

Strathcona County Emergency Services said they were called to the area of Jim Common Drive near Charlton Way around 8 p.m. 115 more words

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