Latest Wildland fire suppression Stories
New approach will help all interests work toward consensus on public land protection WASHINGTON, Dec.
New research indicates that the speed of early forest clearance following human colonisation of the South Island of New Zealand was much faster and more intense than previously thought.
WASHINGTON, Dec. 6, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Agency for International Development's (USAID) Disaster Assistance Response Team (DART) arrived in Haifa, Israel on December 5 to help combat the wildfires that began on December 2 in Northern Israel.
NEW YORK, Nov.
ARLINGTON, Va., Oct. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Lunarline, Inc. has partnered with MDI Government Services (MDI) in a winning bid to support the Department of the Interior's (DOI) Wildland Firefighter Medical Standards Program (DOI MSP).
HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif., Sept.
In the midst of a difficult fire season in many parts of the world, the United Nations' (UN) Food and Agriculture Organization has launched a new online fire detection system that will help firefighters and natural hazards managers improve response time and resource management.
A scientist has discovered that changes in the frequency of occurrence and intensity of wildfires has substantial consequences for a variety of important problems including atmospheric change.
A study conducted by U.S. Forest Service and University of Washington (UW) scientists has found that fuel treatmentsâ€”even of only a few acresâ€”can reduce fire severity and protect older trees desirable for their timber, wildlife, and carbon-storage value.
Wildfires can be deadly, as well as causing millions of dollars worth of damage to homes, businesses and natural resources.
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