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Wild Fire

An unplanned, unwanted wildland fire including unauthorized human-caused fires, escaped wildland fire use events, escaped prescribed fire projects, and all other wildland fires where the objective is to put the fire out. source: GFMC

Climate change to increase forest fire danger in Europe

9 Sep 2014, redOrbit

'There is still a big debate on the effectiveness of prescribed burning as a forest fire management tool. This study shows that it can be a promising option to protect European forests from the impacts of climate change,' says IIASA Ecosystems Services and Management Program Research Scholar Nikolay Khabarov, who led the study...


Number of wild-fire occured (reported)

Source of data: OFDA/CRED International Disaster Database

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