Wildfires are raging in the Mediterranean. What can we learn?

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Series Details 20.07.17
Publication Date 20/07/2017
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2017 has been a particularly bad year for forest fires in a number of Mediterranean countries such as France, Italy, Portugal, Greece and Spain.

Fires are expected in the summer, but they don’t usually have such severe consequences. These incidents highlight the need to rethink how landscapes can be managed to protect people and sustain ecosystems when the region’s climate and population are rapidly changing.

Source Link https://theconversation.com/wildfires-are-raging-in-the-mediterranean-what-can-we-learn-81121
Related Links
EurActiv, 16.08.17: Greece seeks EU help as wildfires rage http://www.euractiv.com/section/justice-home-affairs/news/greece-seeks-eu-help-as-wildfires-rage/
The New York Times, 18.07.17: Wildfires Roar Across Southern Europe https://www.nytimes.com/2017/07/18/world/europe/france-split-italy-fires.html
EurActiv, 10.03.17: Climate change to hit Mediterranean with more forest fires https://www.euractiv.com/section/climate-environment/news/climate-change-to-hit-mediterranean-with-more-forest-fires/
Website: European Forest Fire Information System (EFFIS) http://effis.jrc.ec.europa.eu/

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