Fighting fire with fire: How fire management policies affect wildfires in Canada

These days, it’s hard not to hear about wildfires.

How do these wildfires get started in the first place? Why have they been so destructive in recent years?

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The sun appears a hazy orange due to the wildfire smoke in Vancouver, B.C. (photo by Julie Kit, August 2021)

Integration of Indigenous knowledge of the land is needed for forest management. Action must be taken now to prevent devastating wildfires from becoming even deadlier.

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