Latest Ecological succession Stories
Hurricanes, wildfires and influxes of pollutants create disturbances that can put ecological systems under extreme stress.
Vegetation around the world is on the move, and climate change is the culprit.
SANTA BARBARA, Calif., June 1 /PRNewswire/ -- In an effort to reach often overlooked stakeholders from the building industry, Brandguard Vents along with Hayward Lumber Santa Barbara have teamed up to sponsor an event on June 3rd that will bring together local contractors, builders, fire officials from Santa Barbara City, homeowners, HOA's, members of local Firesafe Councils, insurance professionals, and local architects.
SACRAMENTO, Calif., April 28 /PRNewswire/ -- As the peak of wildfire season begins, homeowners across the state are urged to prepare and protect their property by creating 100 feet of clean, open - or defensible space - around their properties to help prevent the spreading of wildfires.
Whether forests are dying back, or just drying out, projections for warming show the Pacific Northwest is becoming primed for more wildfires.
A new study reconstructing thousands of years of fire history in the southern Appalachians supports the use of prescribed fire, or controlled burns, as a tool to reduce the risk of wildfires, restore and maintain forest health and protect rare ecological communities in the region's forests.
The use of prescribed burns to manage western forests may help the United States reduce its carbon footprint.
HARRISBURG, Pa., March 11 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With warming temperatures and spring winds increasing fire dangers across Pennsylvania, Governor Edward G.
With a changing climate thereâ€™s a good chance that forest fires in the Pacific Northwest will become larger and more frequent â€“ and according to one expert speaking today at a professional conference, thatâ€™s just fine.
Project will address safety for nearby communities; preserve Barrens unique habitat STATE COLLEGE, Pa., Feb.
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