FERN Looks at How Controlled Burns Can Create Critical Solutions

In “The return of ‘good fire’ to eastern U.S. forests and grasslands,” published with Yale Environment 360, Gabriel Popkin describes how advocates support controlled burns as part of a critical solution to a range of problems, from biodiversity loss to wildfire risk to climate change. But first, they must overcome government regulations and a long-held view of fire as unnatural and threatening.

The story was republished by Wired Magazine (as part of the Climate Desk collaboration), which reaches 6 million monthly print readers, 30 million monthly web readers, and 25 million social media users. 

It was mentioned on social media by Bearing Witness for Ecology etc. by Big Earth Data (news aggregator, 1.9K followers), and Greta Thunberg News (climate news aggregator, 5.5K followers).

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