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Latest Wildland fire suppression Stories

2010-12-23 13:43:00

New approach will help all interests work toward consensus on public land protection WASHINGTON, Dec.

2010-12-14 00:51:07

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.

2010-12-05 23:26:00

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.

2010-10-25 10:45:00

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).

2010-09-22 13:15:00

HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif., Sept.

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2010-09-09 06:35:00

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.

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2010-08-26 22:13:21

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.

2010-08-26 13:48:30

A study conducted by U.S. Forest Service and University of Washington (UW) scientists has found that fuel treatments—even of only a few acres—can reduce fire severity and protect older trees desirable for their timber, wildlife, and carbon-storage value.

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2010-07-26 10:15:48

Wildfires can be deadly, as well as causing millions of dollars worth of damage to homes, businesses and natural resources.


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