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July 12, 9:08 PM
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Canada's wildfires, smoke became a problem for US - Detroit Free Press

Canada's wildfires, smoke became a problem for US - Detroit Free Press | Agents of Behemoth | Scoop.it

Wildfires are becoming more frequent, more intense and burning larger areas. Something has to change in how we address it, experts say.

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July 9, 7:49 PM
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Wildfire smoke linked to thousands of premature deaths every year in California alone - Raw Story

Wildfire smoke linked to thousands of premature deaths every year in California alone - Raw Story | Agents of Behemoth | Scoop.it

When wildfires rage, the immediate threat is obvious – but smoke from the fires actually kills far more people than the flames. 

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May 13, 4:20 AM
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Canadian wildfire smoke back AGAIN forcing thousands to evacuate as US fears dangerous air quality | Daily Mail Online

Canadian wildfire smoke back AGAIN forcing thousands to evacuate as US fears dangerous air quality | Daily Mail Online | Agents of Behemoth | Scoop.it

Wildfires have returned to Canada , with the billowing smoke forcing thousands from their homes and raising the alarm about poor air quality in the United States.

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October 3, 2023 8:00 PM
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Why Is There so Much Smoke in Florida's Air? Blame Canadian Wildfires - Newsweek.com

Why Is There so Much Smoke in Florida's Air? Blame Canadian Wildfires - Newsweek.com | Agents of Behemoth | Scoop.it

Parts of southern Florida had "unhealthy" air quality levels on Tuesday as Canadian wildfire smoke drifted over the state.

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July 17, 2023 9:41 PM
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Smoke from Canadian wildfires returning to NYC; air quality index to worsen - New York Daily News

Smoke from Canadian wildfires returning to NYC; air quality index to worsen - New York Daily News | Agents of Behemoth | Scoop.it

The downpour and heavy humidity may be gone, but smoke from Canadian wildfires is again on the way to NYC and is pushing up the air quality index. 

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June 30, 2023 5:19 PM
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Wildfires: New York, Toronto near worst air quality in the world

Wildfires: New York, Toronto near worst air quality in the world | Agents of Behemoth | Scoop.it

New York; Washington, D.C.; Montreal; and Toronto have some of the worst air quality in the world.

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June 27, 2023 7:29 PM
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Air pollution via wildfire smoke takes toll on labor markets - PHYS.org

Air pollution via wildfire smoke takes toll on labor markets - PHYS.org | Agents of Behemoth | Scoop.it

Wildfires emit large amounts of smoke containing harmful pollutants that can drift for hundreds or thousands of miles away from their source, as shown by this summer's Canadian wildfires, which created air quality problems as far afield as New York City.

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June 8, 2023 12:12 PM
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The toxic cloud is upon us - RawStory.com

The toxic cloud is upon us - RawStory.com | Agents of Behemoth | Scoop.it

This article originally appeared in Insider NJ.Canada is on fire. The smog fallout downwind has set off air quality alerts for 13 states south of the border with the worst air quality currently being reported in upstate New York from Syracuse to Binghamton. 

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August 3, 2022 5:44 PM
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Wildfires Landing Page | AirNow.gov

Wildfires Landing Page | AirNow.gov | Agents of Behemoth | Scoop.it

Wildfire smoke is a mixture of air pollutants of which particulate matter is the principal public health threat. Although a large population can be exposed to smoke during a wildfire event, most healthy adults and children will recover quickly from wildfire smoke exposure.

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July 11, 9:59 PM
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Athletes have a ferocious new opponent: climate change | CBC.ca

Athletes have a ferocious new opponent: climate change | CBC.ca | Agents of Behemoth | Scoop.it

From extreme heat to wildfire smoke-filled skies and snowless ski hills, climate change is now a major opponent for athletes worldwide. 

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May 22, 9:41 PM
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Satellites capture smoke pouring from hundreds of wildfires across North America (photos) | Space.com

Satellites capture smoke pouring from hundreds of wildfires across North America (photos) | Space.com | Agents of Behemoth | Scoop.it

NASA's Aqua and Terra satellites have captured the smoke pouring out of hundreds of wildfires blazing across Canada and Mexico since last week.

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April 18, 9:40 PM
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New studies find thousands of annual U.S. deaths linked to wildfire smoke - NPR.org

New studies find thousands of annual U.S. deaths linked to wildfire smoke - NPR.org | Agents of Behemoth | Scoop.it

Two new studies show the unseen toll smoke is taking on people across the country. Climate change is likely to make the problem even bigger.

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August 3, 2023 4:37 PM
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Canada wildfire smoke smashes emission record: monitor - RawStory.com

Canada wildfire smoke smashes emission record: monitor - RawStory.com | Agents of Behemoth | Scoop.it

Massive wildfires in Canada have already spewed out twice the smoke emissions than the previous whole-year record, the EU's climate monitor said Thursday, with the blazes expected to continue to scorch their way through forests for weeks or even months.

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July 4, 2023 9:13 AM
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Editorial: Through the smoky air, the impact of drought clouds the Midwest - Chicago Tribune

Editorial: Through the smoky air, the impact of drought clouds the Midwest - Chicago Tribune | Agents of Behemoth | Scoop.it

Finally, some rain. We were pleased to see the unfamiliar sight of water falling from the Midwest skies in recent days. For one thing, it can only help to clear out the smoke from Canadian wildfires that has cast a pall over Chicago and created a serious health emergency. 

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June 29, 2023 4:34 PM
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80 Million People in U.S. Under Air Quality Alerts as Canada's Wildfire Smoke Swings South Again - EcoWatch.com

80 Million People in U.S. Under Air Quality Alerts as Canada's Wildfire Smoke Swings South Again - EcoWatch.com | Agents of Behemoth | Scoop.it

Smoke from Canada's wildfires in Ontario and Québec has dipped south again, causing air quality alerts for more than 80 million in the U.S.

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June 8, 2023 5:48 PM
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'Junk science': Former tobacco lobbyist claims wildfire smoke poses no health risk - RawStory.com

'Junk science': Former tobacco lobbyist claims wildfire smoke poses no health risk - RawStory.com | Agents of Behemoth | Scoop.it

A former tobacco lobbyist-turned-Fox News contributor bucked health experts by claiming on air that smoke billowing over the Northeast from Canadian wildfires will do people no harm.

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August 4, 2022 5:43 PM
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California Wildfire: Fire Clouds Erupted High Into the Atmosphere First, Then Heavy Rain Caused Flooding - Discover Magazine

California Wildfire: Fire Clouds Erupted High Into the Atmosphere First, Then Heavy Rain Caused Flooding - Discover Magazine | Agents of Behemoth | Scoop.it

The downpours did help firefighters battle Northern California's McKinney Fire. But hot, dry and windy weather could hamper continuing efforts, and California is primed for continuing intense wildfire activity.

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