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  • Bark beetle kill leads to more severe fires, right? Well, maybe

    Bark beetle kill leads to more severe fires, right? Well, maybe

    The connection between bark beetle outbreaks and Western forest fires is more complicated than it might appear.

  • Management by mega-fire

    It’s a basic fact of Western life that fire rarely behaves the way we want it to.

  • Why the Southwest is burning

    Why the Southwest is burning

    This season’s wildfires are caused by three things: Climate change-induced drought, bureaucratic blindness and old-fashioned human folly.

  • Monster wildfires have become the new normal

    Monster wildfires have become the new normal

    Wildfires cannot be entirely prevented by logging or anything else, but small-scale prescribed burns can help make them less destructive.

  • What we don't admit about wildfire

    What we don't admit about wildfire

    The West's inevitable wildfires have a terrible beauty.

  • The Mog Squad

    In the quest for the ultimate firefighting machine, the BLM in Nevada has turned to some very big, very strange, and very foreign vehicles.

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