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Tuesday, July 29, 2008


First up in today’s news, two perspectives on the value of air-attack on wildfires, followed by some CO2 info on Canadian forests. A new installment from the Idaho Statesman on FireWise practices is offered, and a little robot firefighter enters the fray. Trouble in paradise as Hawaii experiences a wildfire and Alaska copes with the same. Good news and bad news as the Goleta wildfire is finally contained, but the fire near Yosemite continues to burn.

From the sky: Air tankers invaluable in the fight against Motion Fire

Air tanker drops in wildfires are often just for show

Climatic Implications of an Eastern Canadian Boreal Forest Fire History

Fire Wise series part three: 'Only you' can change how we deal with fire

FireDrake Industries Mobile Monitor is A Firefighter

Big Island firefighters checking hotspots in brushfire

Alaska forests hit with more wildfires, infestations as climate changes

9,443-acre Goleta wildfire fully containment

Fire destroys 25 homes near Yosemite National Park