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Climate change is fueling forest disturbances

Climate change is already altering the environment. Long-lived ecosystems such as forests are particularly vulnerable to the comparatively rapid changes in the climate system. A new international study published this week ...

dateAug 04, 2014 in Environment
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Dozens of fires plague Oregon

Fires are a way of life during the hot, dry summer days, but that does not mean they are ever taken for granted. Thousands of lightning strikes Sunday (7/13) and early Monday (7/14) probably started most of the wildfires, ...

dateJul 16, 2014 in Earth Sciences
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Review: Amazon phone unlikely to catch Fire

In announcing Fire, its first-ever smartphone, Amazon showed off some sparks of innovation. There are two standout features in particular: a service called Firefly that can identify everything from a song to box of cereal ...

dateJun 21, 2014 in Consumer & Gadgets
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Teams search for clues about ancient, recent fires

On a quest to learn more about fires in the Northern Rockies, Montana State University, Salish Kootenai College and federal researchers are looking to the trees, lakes and oral tradition for insights they can share with land ...

dateJun 17, 2014 in Environment
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