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Wildfires - Economic And Social Impacts
2012-09-16 05:57:54

By the middle of August, nearly 7 million acres have burned in wildfires in the U.S. making this a record-breaking year for wildfire destruction. How does this kind of natural disaster affect the surrounding communities?

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2012-09-09 11:35:57

Human activities and disturbances can put a significant amount of stress on local environments and a new research review has shown that the functional diversity in arid, desert environments can be affected by the hand of man.

2012-08-07 23:19:03

Forests hammered by windstorms, avalanches and wildfires may appear blighted, but a Washington State University researcher says such disturbances can be key to maximizing an area's biological diversity.

Logging Vital To Sustainability Of Ecosystem
2012-07-25 15:02:12

According to researchers from Oregon State University and Michigan State University, active forest management will help reduce the chances of a devastating, habitat-destroying wildfire.

Climate Is Just One Factor in Wildfires
2012-07-04 15:05:02

It's shaping up to be a fiery summer across the United States.

Waldo Canyon Fire, Colorado
2012-06-29 11:00:06

A conspiracy between Nature’s forces has sent walls of fire ripping through Colorado sending residents, officials, and first responders scrambling into action.


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