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This B.C. bighorn sheep herd’s fight for survival

Between a mysterious illness, dangerous weather and vanishing habitat, a herd of bighorn sheep almost disappeared from Tobacco Plains Indian Band’s backyard. To bring them back means returning the land to how it looked generations ago.

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In New Mexico, unraveling the plight of the pinyon jay

A Western landscape and its namesake bird are threatened by climate change and wildfire prevention efforts.
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U.S. Forest Service planned burn caused largest New Mexico wildfire

The Calf Canyon and Hermits Peak fires, which merged, started as prescribed burns intended to prevent wildfires, federal officials said.
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Democrats eye massive shift in war on wildfires: Prevention

Democrats are proposing a potentially seismic shift in how the nation battles wildfires by dramatically increasing funding for efforts that aim to prevent blazes, rather than focusing on the tools to put them out.

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More 'good fires' could help California control future catastrophes
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More 'good fires' could help California control future catastrophes

Wildfire is inevitable. But prescribed burning—careful, intentionally set fire—could help manage the risks.
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The State of California is a six-part series that explores the history of California's forests, as well as the increasing threat of catastrophic wildfires.

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