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Chile Forest Fire: 4 Dead and 500 Homes Destroyed

A forest fire is raging in the port city of Valparaiso, Chile and firefighters are unable to get it under control. The topography of the city, built around steep hills, is blamed for the difficulty of fighting the blaze. The …

Chernobyl Study Reveals Potential Future Dangers

Almost 30 years ago, an unprecedented disaster struck in Chernobyl, Ukraine. The Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant, then under control of the USSR, experienced an explosion and subsequent fire, resulting in the death of 31 people and radioactive fallout across the …