Post Profile

Despite rise in Pacific Northwest fires, critical unburned areas remain

While increased fire activity has threatened Pacific Northwest forests, University of Idaho researchers have found a silver-lining: the proportion of unburned areas critical for post-fire recovery has remained unchanged.
read more


Related Posts

There's a 'Warm Blob' in the Pacific and It's Partly to Blame for BC Forest Fires, California Drought, Hurricanes

News : Vice News

A mass of unusually warm water in the northeast Pacific, christened the "warm blob" by researchers, is being partially blamed for British Columbia's forest fires, California's drought and an unusually active hurricane season. As it ...

Bats not bothered by forest fires, study finds

Academics / General Science : Science Codex

A survey of bat activity in burned and unburned areas after a major wildfire in the southern Sierra Nevada mountains found no evidence of detrimental effects on bats one year after the fire. The findings suggest that bats are resili...

Active forest management to reduce fire could help protect northern spotted owl

Academics / General Science : Science Codex

CORVALLIS, Ore. – The northern spotted owl, a threatened species in the Pacific Northwest, would actually benefit in the long run from active management of the forest lands that form its primary habitat and are increasingly vulnerab...

Study: Human-caused climate change has doubled western US forest fire area

Issues & Causes / Climate Change : EurekAlert: Earth

(University of Idaho) Human-caused climate change has nearly doubled the amount of land burned in western US forest fires over the past three decades, according to a new study by researchers at the University of Idaho and Columbia U...

As more of the Pacific Northwest burns, severe fires change forest ecology

Issues & Causes / Environmentalism : Physorg: Earth

Over the last 30 years, the landscape annually affected by forest fires has slowly increased across the Pacific Northwest, and in some regions, severe blazes account for a higher proportion of the area burned than in the past.


Copyright © 2016 Regator, LLC