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Rampant wildfires lead to poor air quality for weeks

Photo by Tanish Mendki.
September 23, 2020

Recently, wildfires have been rapidly spreading throughout the West, most heavily affecting California, Oregon and Washington. These fires are mainly attributed the series of dry lightning storms that...

Let’s address climate change

This image from NASA's terra satellite was able to capture the huge swath of smoke generated by the California wildfires.
Examining recent effects of climate change from Earth Overshoot Day to California’s current condition
September 11, 2020
Examining recent effects of climate change from Earth Overshoot Day to California’s current condition

Australian wildfires: Lack of media attention demonstrates global apathy

Firefighters join together to combat the Australian wildfires that have ravaged the nation since late July 2019.
Exploring the media coverage of the Australian wildfires
February 5, 2020
Exploring the media coverage of the Australian wildfires

As the smoke settles: MVHS’s responses to CampFire

As the smoke settles: MVHS's responses to CampFire
MVHS students and staff reflect on the aftermath of the northern Calif. wildfires
December 17, 2018

n Nov. 8, chemistry and AVID teacher Elizabeth McCracken’s daughter Samara McCracken and her boyfriend were two of thousands of people affected by one of the deadliest wildfires in American history:...

A Change in Plans

A Change in Plans
How California’s poor air quality led the MVHS cross country team to train indoors
November 17, 2018

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