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    Author(s): Matthew Thompson; Christopher Dunn; Dave Calkin
    Date: 2015
    Source: Science. 350(6263): 920-921.
    Publication Series: Scientific Journal (JRNL)
    Station: Rocky Mountain Research Station
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    In their Policy Forum "Reform forest fire management" (18 September, p. 1280), M. P. North et al. highlight public support and improved spatial planning as key leverage points to deemphasize fire exclusion and expand beneficial fire. Although these steps are necessary, we caution that they are insufficient to overcome barriers to change.

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    Citation

    Thompson, Matthew; Dunn, Christopher; Calkin, Dave. 2015. Wildfires: Systemic changes required. Science. 350(6263): 920-921.

    Keywords

    wildfire, fire management, risk management

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