Human activities threaten the effectiveness of protected areas (PAs) in achieving their conservation goals across the globe. In this study, we contrast the influence of human and macro-environmental factors driving fire activity inside and outside PAs. Using area burned between 1984 and 2014 for 11 ecoregions in Canada and the United States, we built and compared statistical models of fire likelihood using the MaxEnt software and a set of 11 key anthropogenic, climatic, and physical variables. Overall, the full model (i.e.

The National Green Tribunal has directed that the

Order of the National Green Tribunal Vs Union of India & Others dated 28/05/2019 regarding control of forest fires. Report filed by the MoEF&CC states that forest fire hotspots have been identified which are 74 in number based on Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectro-radiometer (MODIS) data. Satellite-based forest fire alerts are sent through sms/e-mails for effective measures.

Haridwar: The Uttarakhand forest department has recorded a loss of Rs 23.59 lakh due to ravaging wildfires that have gutted 1369 hectares of forest cover in 1099 fire incidents till date in the sta

Following a plea raising concerns over incidents of forest fires in Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand and Jammu and Kashmir, the National Green Tribunal has sought a report from the Union Environment Mini

The 2019 State of the Mountains Report, continues a commitment by the ACC to provide accessible, current, and accurate information about the forces that affect Canadian mountain places, ecosystems, and communities.

With the onset of summer, the Forest Department in the district has geared up its machinery to check forest fires.

Forest fires cause large scale destruction of forest resources and biodiversity in the country every year. One forest fire incident may nullify all efforts of conservation and plantations done in the past several years.

After weeks of burning, a coordinated firefight by Ethiopian and Israeli experts helped doused a raging fire in a forest reserve located in northern Ethiopia, inside the Semien National Park.

A forest fire broke out in the city of Jingdezhen, east China's Jiangxi Province, at around 4:20 p.m. Monday, local authorities said Tuesday.

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