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What Alaskans should know about changing wildfires

By Heather McFarland | June 7, 2021

It’s heating up in Alaska—and we’re not just referring to the approaching summer. Over the past 20 years, Alaskans have…

Scientific evidence found of overwintering ‘zombie fires’

By Heather McFarland | May 19, 2021

New research provides the first scientific evidence of overwintering fires in Alaska and Canada boreal forests. Due to climate change,…

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