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2014-08-07 12:22:46

U.S. Forest Service, the National Association of State Foresters, and the Ad Council honor iconic PSA figure with Washington, D.C.

Wildfire fuel
2014-08-06 02:45:19

Scientists have uncovered key attributes of so-called “brown carbon” from wildfires, airborne atmospheric particles that may have influenced current climate models that failed to take the material’s warming effects into account.

kangaroo Macropus robustus
2014-08-04 03:00:02

Australia’s Aboriginal Martu people hunt kangaroos and set small grass fires to catch lizards, as they have for at least 2,000 years. A University of Utah researcher found such man-made disruption boosts kangaroo populations.

2014-07-31 08:22:46

WASHINGTON, July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The American Helicopter Services & Aerial Firefighting Association (AHSAFA) applauds the governors of California, Oregon and Washington for

2014-07-24 12:22:02

WASHINGTON, July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The aerial firefighting industry has deployed a significant number of aircraft and support personnel to the Pacific Northwest, as wildland

amazon 2014 fire severity forecast
2014-07-24 02:00:08

Researchers at NASA and the University of California, Irvine, using a variety of satellite data, expect Amazon forests this year to see a below-average wildfire season. The fire season in this region of South America typically begins in May, peaks in September and ends in January.

Wildfires Found To Release A Previously Unidentified Type Of Soot
2014-07-08 06:37:19

A new study authored and led by Rajan Chakrabarty from Nevada's Desert Research Institute has, for the first time, observed a previously unrecognized form of soot particle which the research team has identified as “superaggregates,” from wildfire emissions.

2014-07-02 23:13:00

Leveraging the success of the TxWRAP web portal developed by the Texas A&M Forest Service, The Southern Group of State Foresters (SGSF) teamed with Timmons Group to develop the South Wildfire

2014-06-26 20:21:02

The 2014 fire season in Southern California will be historically long and intense, underlining the importance of Global Fire Technologies, Inc.'s preventive efforts LOS ANGELES, June

2014-06-24 12:30:12

WARREN, N.J., June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- People living in areas prone to wildfires are likely aware that their homes are at risk when the temperatures rise and the humidity drops.


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