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Post-fire Understory Recovery in Chinese Boreal Forest

Increasing disturbances and activities in disturbed areas greatly contribute to the global degradation of forested ecosystems, with important influences on biodiversity and ecosystem functioning....

Arson Is Not the Main Cause of the Australian Fires

A false claim that the Australian bushfires were the handiwork of a few arsonists has gone viral on social media. The truth is that...

Not Just the Amazon: Forests Across the World Are Burning

The fires raging across the Amazon rainforest have been one of the most discussed topics in the world over the past weeks. However, most...

NASA’s AIRS Maps Carbon Monoxide From Brazil Fires

New data from NASA's Atmospheric Infrared Sounder (AIRS) instrument aboard the Aqua satellite shows the movement high in the atmosphere of carbon monoxide associated...

How Wildfires Trap Carbon for Centuries to Millennia

Charcoal produced by wildfires could trap carbon for hundreds of years and help mitigate climate change, according to new research just published. The extensive...

Forest Fires During Pregnancy Found to Stunt Growth

Forest fires are more harmful than previously imagined, causing stunted growth in children who are exposed to smoke while in the womb, according to new...

What Makes Western America So Prone to Fire?

It seems like you can’t turn on the news these days without hearing about a fire in the western part of America. California, in...

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