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Wildfire impact on ancient rainforests examined

Wildfire impact on ancient rainforests examined

Amid increasing wildfires, researchers investigate how old-growth rainforests on the West Coast could adapt to the changing climate.

Madeline Ostrander reports for Hakai Magazine.

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Fires consuming nearly twice as much forest as they did 20 years ago

Wildfires are destroying nearly twice as much tree cover globally as they did in 2001, burning through an additional 7.4 million acres of forest annually, an area roughly the size of Belgium, a new analysis shows.

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Wildfires caused by global warming 'are accelerating global warming'

Wildfires blazed around the world last summer, burning land from California to Siberia - and the carbon released is accelerating global warming.
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How hospitals respond to wildfires

A new study tracks intensive care unit admissions after periods of wildfire smoke pollution. A prolonged or severe smoke event has the potential to strain hospital resources.
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What impacts do the West Coast wildfires, smoke have on crops?

In the wake of weeks of poor air quality, grape and cannabis growers are trying to assess the impacts - to product quality as well as to human health - of ash and smoke on their crops.

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