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Study finds that North American wildfires likely to increase in severity

by Futures Centre, Oct 16
1 minute read

A study published in the journal Plos One, and supported by the US Forest Service Global Change Program, has found that wildfires will likely increase in about half the states and provinces in western and northern North America. Although the study emphasised that the spread of wildfires will not be even, it predicted an increase of five times or more than current levels in total wildfire area burned.


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