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Examining the economic drivers of wildfire: where there’s smoke, there’s finance

"The world is ablaze. Or so it seems, and the scenario is repeating itself every year now," says Dr. François-Nicolas Robinne, of...

“Extreme wildfires are not new, even if they appear to be”

Fire has been for centuries a modeler of Mediterranean landscapes in southern Europe. Climate change as well as current trends in land...

Bioeconomy as a long-term model for fighting forest fires

Hundreds of firefighters were fighting forest fires last year in southern Catalonia, Spain, as temperatures rose to 40 degrees Celsius and above...

On pandemics and forest fires

The coronavirus crisis, as well as the recurrent forest fire crises we experience every year in many areas of the planet, are...

New observation site in Tunisia to study climate change and forests

The future of the forests in the southern Mediterranean faces a real threat due to the impact of climate change. Climate change...

Changing the mindset on wildfire policy evaluation in Mediterranean climate regions

A group of 22 researchers from the five Mediterranean-type climate regions (MCRs) across the world (Mediterranean basin, California, Chile, South Africa and...

Handbook of good practices in post-wildfire management

How can post-fire salvage logging be more sustainable? In this second edition of their handbook, Eduard Mauri and Pere Pons present a...

Facing Forest Fires: Visions and actions for global fire-resilient landscapes

Fire starts with a spark. Once ignited it can flourish, fed and spread by fuel and oxygen, the flames and smoke fanned great distances...

10 articles to deepen your knowledge on the social and economic...

In preparation for our upcoming conference, “Resilient landscapes to face catastrophic forest fires: global insights towards a new paradigm”, we have selected...

Facing forest fires: 10 articles to deepen your knowledge on the...

There is no shortage of literature on forest fires. A simple search in Scopus yields well over 29,000 results – and steadily rising....