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New perspectives on wildfire management from recent Canadian wildfires

New perspectives on wildfire management from recent Canadian wildfires

As wildfires grow fiercer and more unpredictable across Canada, officials and communities are urgently revising their emergency response strategies to adapt to this escalating threat.

Jimmy Thomson reports for The Narwhal.

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Wildfires prompt a shift in firefighting strategies across the US

Wildfires prompt a shift in firefighting strategies across the US

As wildfires in the U.S. grow in size and complexity, officials pivot to a new management model, marking a significant shift in strategy.

Ty Oneil reports for The Associated Press.

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Indigenous women controlled burns

What if Indigenous women ran controlled burns?

The Karuk Tribe’s first-of-its-kind training seeks to extinguish hypermasculinity in firefighting culture.
Yosemite wildfire plan calls for cutting trees to protect park

Yosemite wildfire plan calls for cutting trees to protect park

With treasured forests perennially threatened by fierce wildfires, many experts say it’s time to cut and burn protectively. A lawsuit is standing in the way.
Canada’s cattle industry
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Grazing greener

How Canada’s cattle industry has a role to play in fire prevention and carbon sequestration.
This vast wildfire lab is helping foresters prepare for a hotter planet

This vast wildfire lab is helping foresters prepare for a hotter planet

When the Bootleg fire tore through a nature reserve in Oregon this summer, the destruction varied in different areas. Researchers say forest management methods, including controlled burns, were a big factor.
What Biden’s infrastructure bill means for wildfire management

What Biden’s infrastructure bill means for wildfire management

The bill allocates $3.3 billion for firefighter raises, prescribed fire, defending communities and more.
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