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The Rim Fire burning in and near Yosemite National Park in California continues to grow and move its way up in the record books.
Local agency wants to spread the word about wildfire preparedness procedures due to consistent deadly fires in the area. Denver, CO (PRWEB) August 26, 2013
While the 138,000-acre Silver Fire still smoldered, forest restoration specialists were on the job.
The Ecological Society of America’s first online-only Special Issue of Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment showcases prescribed burns around the globe, some of them drawing on historical practices to manage forests and grasslands in fire-prone regions.
As wildfires rage across California, NASA scientists are using satellite imagery to both monitor the current blaze and create models designed to predict where future fires might occur.
The summer of 2012 was the most severe wildfire season Russia had faced in a decade. 2013 might be headed in the same direction after an unusual heat wave brought a surge of fire activity in northern Siberia in July.
- Withering but not falling off, as a blossom that persists on a twig after flowering.
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