Latest Wildland fire suppression Stories

2011-08-03 19:31:30

Gram for gram, novel carbon nanofiber-filled coatings devised by researchers from the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and Texas A&M University outperformed conventional flame retardants used in the polyurethane foam of upholstered furniture and mattresses by at least 160 percent and perhaps by as much as 1,130 percent.

2011-07-19 15:30:17

A new Baylor University study has found that some bird species in the desert southwest are less affected, and in some cases positively influenced, by widespread fire through their habitat.

2011-07-19 10:30:00

RENO, Nev., July 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Potash America, Inc. (OTCBB: PTAM), (the "Company") is pleased to announce the association of Washington D.C. Attorney and Mineral Resource Development expert Peter J. Schaumberg. He will join the Potash America, Inc. Advisory Board. Peter J.

2011-07-14 10:00:00

HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif., July 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- FireScope Inc., the leader in aligning customers' technology performance to their business and customer experiences, today announced that Jeff Smith, CEO of Suncorp Business Services(SUN:AU) has joined its Board of Directors. Jeff Smith is recognized as a thought leader and innovator and has been awarded CIO of the year twice since 2003, once by the press and once by his peers.

2011-07-02 00:00:32

Founded by an MIT grad and two professional California firefighters, FireWhat Inc. provides critical tools and necessary training materials to the emergency service industries.

2011-07-01 09:32:36

As homes and cities expand closer to forests and wildlands across the American West, increasing wildfire threats have created an unlikely new phenomena – confidence in government.

2011-06-29 08:11:56

In the summer of 2008, a lightning strike started a wildfire in eastern North Carolina that burned for weeks, blanketing nearby communities in smoke.

2011-06-21 12:46:17

This month in ecological science, researchers evaluate the U.S. National Fire Plan to restore western U.S. forests, fire's key role in the return of a native lizard to the Ozarks and what historical fire records and sediment cores can tell us about the Arctic Tundra's fire regime.

2011-06-10 00:00:27

Wallow fire is poised to become the worst blaze in the history of the state.

2011-04-23 00:00:32

Biodiversity Research Institute Announces new Webcam to Monitor Bald Eagle Nest Gorham, ME (PRWEB) April 22, 2011 BioDiversity Research Institute (BRI) today announced the installation of the newest video webcam provided by NextEra Energy.

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