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Low intensity burns favour Gouldian finches

Advocates for mosaic burning practices in the Kimberley's longstanding debate into fire regimes have received a boost, with recent research finding the striking Gouldian finches (Erythrura gouldiae) thrive on the low-intensity ...

dateNov 17, 2015 in Ecology
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Taking stock of charcoal in the world's soil

Forest fires hit the headlines all too regularly - in fact, fire affects about 4.64 million km2 of biomass per year, an area almost three times the size of Alaska. But after the fire something remains - stable carbon.

dateOct 07, 2016 in Environment
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India's smog-choked capital ends car ban trial

New Delhi wrapped up Friday a controversial trial of driving restrictions that took about a million cars off its roads, with arguments still raging about whether it is the right approach to cutting smog in the world's most ...

dateJan 14, 2016 in Environment
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Image: Rough fire still burning in California

Clouds over California are obscuring the telltale signs of fire activity. Smoke and clouds are intermingling in this natural-color image which was collected by the Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) aboard ...

dateSep 15, 2015 in Earth Sciences
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