2 months ago
by kxh+31 +1
We can expect that the science of fire should intersect with fire use by First Peoples, because an understanding of fire that enabled cultures to coexist with it for at least 65,000 years must have its roots in scientific reality. Our understanding of that relationship is, however, deeply troubled.
6 months ago
by kxh+19 +1
Bushfire smoke eats up the ozone protecting us from dangerous radiation. The damage will increase as the world heats up
Over 30 years ago, the world banned CFC chemicals to save the ozone layer. But now, climate-fuelled bushfire smoke is putting it at renewed risk
8 months ago
by kxh+16 +1
American billionaire's controversial NYE pyrotechnic bonanza starts fire near Queenstown, New Zealand
The fact Malkin went ahead with the fireworks in the face of widespread opposition was unneighbourly and showed a bit of a "screw you" attitude,” Quinn said.
3 years ago
by kxh+32 +1
5 years ago
by AdelleChattre+18 +1
America’s firefighting community is grappling with a troubling trend amid brutal fire seasons. By Heather Hansman.
It started with a candle in an abandoned warehouse. It ended with the men of the Worcester Fire Department in a fight for their lives. By Sean Flynn.
They jump out of planes. They fly onto the field of battle. They run, chainsaws in hand, into 20-foot flames against the ultimate opponent: Mother Nature. By Rachel Monroe. [Autoplay]
The fire department working a desolate New Mexico mesa is made up of 15 anarchists and recluses and led by a friendly giant whose job is to be an administrator in a place that defies administration. By Michael Canyon Meyer.