Published On: Wed, May 19th, 2021
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Scientists track ‘zombie fires’ to predict where they’ll rise from the earth

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‘Zombie fires’ smoulder underground through the winter and rise from the earth in spring to set the boreal forest ablaze again. A new study tracked zombie fires in the Northwest Territories and Alaska over 16 years to see how just much damage such fires are doing in North America.

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