Urban Sprawl: Playing With Fire

Suburban development in wildland areas increases the risk of devastating forest fires.
January 8, 2004, 8am PST | Abhijeet Chavan | @legalaidtech
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"Human beings have contributed to California's wildfire susceptibility through fire suppression, by importing "exotic" vegetation that is particularly flammable...and choosing to live in wildland areas that are evolutionarily programmed to burn in 10 to 30 year cycles."

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Published on Tuesday, January 6, 2004 in Independent Arts And Media
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