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Posts tagged wildfires

October 9, 2018


Lodgepole Pine Trees Love Forest Fires

To humans, wildfires are often scary and dangerous. If you were a lodgepole pine cone, though, you would be eagerly awaiting the blazing heat of those flames!

August 12, 2018


The Mendocino Complex: Climate Change, Wildfires, And Ecosystems

We look at why there’s an increasing number of “biggest ever wildfires” and how climate change is affecting California’s fire seasons.

May 18, 2018


Birds Can Control Fire

In Australia, birds of prey have been observed deliberately setting bushfires.

September 6, 2017


An image of the Solano Wildfire.

Wildfires: A Brief Explainer

Wildfires need three ingredients: heat, fuel, and oxygen.

September 1, 2010


How To Avoid A Mudslide

Mudslides may seem like total muddy chaos, but what is the cause?

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