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Helpful videos on forest fire science

In order to understand you better the current science on forest fires and why it is at odds with the current fire management approaches often used, we have collected a number of videos that explain the issues.


Exploring a burned forest, a presentation of the science behind the benefits of severe fire from the PBS series Audubon Guides


Disturbance from Conservation MediaTM.


Portraits in Black 2015, a visual exploration of the ecological magic following a severe forest fire.


Forests Born of Fire, a video by the Wild Nature Institute


And two videos by Jack D. Cohen, a fire science researcher, explaining the threat to homes from wildfires

First, explaining the “Home Ignition Zone”

Second, a discussion of radiant heat versus firebrands

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