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Smoke From Wildfires Can Have Lasting Climate Impact

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Researchers have found that carbon particles released into the air from burning trees and other organic matter are much more likely than previously thought to travel to the upper levels of the atmosphere, where they can interfere with rays from the sun – sometimes cooling the air and at other times warming it.

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How Do Forests Recover From Fire?

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Forest fires can be frightening, destructive events. The Soil Science Society of America (SSSA) March 15 Soils Matter blog post explains the effects of forest fires on soil ecosystems—and how they bounce back.

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In Response to Great Smoky Mountain Fires: Virginia Tech Experts Can Talk About Post-Traumatic Stress, Impact on Tourism

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University of Tennessee Experts Can Talk About Gatlinburg Fire

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Expert Allergist Available to Speak on the Effects of the Southern Wildfires on Asthma Sufferers

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Virginia Tech Expert Available to Talk About Health and Economic Impact of Southern Forest Fires

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Conservation, Restoration, Chiricahua leopard frog, Grant County New Mexico

Livestock, Landowners and the Threatened Chiricahua Leopard Frog May Benefit From a Restoration, Conservation Project in Grant County, New Mexico

Several organizations and private landowners are working on restoration techniques to improve wildlife habitat and forage for livestock in Grant County, New Mexico. Projects include stock tank rehabilitation, as well as riparian, spring and wetland restoration.

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Virginia Tech Expert Available to Talk About How Health and Economic Impact of Wildfires Can Be Felt Hundreds of Miles From the Flames

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As Hazard Warnings Increase, Experts Urge Better Decisions on Who and When to Warn

Effective warnings are a growing need as expanding global populations confront a wide range of hazards, such as a hurricane, wildfire, toxic chemical spill or any other environmental hazard threatens safety.

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California Wildfires: Expert available to discuss wildfire simulations supporting fire prevention and planning







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