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HomeVideoCommunities are embracing ‘controlled burns’ to protect themselves

Communities are embracing ‘controlled burns’ to protect themselves

The past few years have led to record wildfires across the U.S. Decades of suppressing fires has led to overgrown forests, and a warming climate has increased their intensity and frequency. Christopher Booker reports from California on community-led efforts to preemptively set controlled fires, reducing the risk from large out-of-control fires while also restoring the ecological health of the forest.

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