• The Effects of Wildfires on Wildlife

    4 monthes ago - By 10,000 Birds

    The photo above shows the beginning of the Carr Fire east of Redding with the Sundial Bridge in the foreground. This is about 35 miles West of my home.
    According to a Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences study, human-induced climate change has doubled the area affected by forest fires in the western U.S. over the last 30 years. According to the study, since 1984 heightened temperatures and resulting aridity have caused fires to spread across an additional 16,000 square miles than they otherwise would have-an area larger than the states of Massachusetts and Connecticut combined 1...
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