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Open Forest Observatory Creates New Tools for Better Forest Management
September 26, 2022

Environmental managers have a powerful new resource for helping our forests survive and recover from wildfire, drought and disease.

2021 Update: Global Air Quality Impacts from Wildfires, Heat Increasing and Expected to Keep Rising
September 07, 2022

In 2021, hot, dry conditions in some parts of the world fueled the spread of wildfires and worsened air quality—and both wildfires and air pollution are expected to increase as the climate continues to warm, according to an annual report from the World Meteorological Organization (WMO).

Air Resistance: COVID
August 30, 2022

Millions of people died of coronavirus infection because institutions and people took too long to recognize that it was primarily airborn