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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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Climate conditions determine Amazon fire risk

( —Using an innovative satellite technique, NASA scientists have determined that a previously unmapped type of wildfire in the Amazon rainforest is responsible for destroying several times more forest than has ...

dateJun 08, 2013 in Environment
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Mountain meadows dwindling in the Pacific Northwest

(—Some high mountain meadows in the Pacific Northwest are declining rapidly due to climate change, a study suggests, as reduced snowpacks, longer growing seasons and other factors allow trees to invade these unique ...

dateNov 02, 2012 in Environment
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