Inside the Megafire
Season 46 Episode 8 | 53m 16s
The California wildfires of 2018 took a worrisome trend to a new extreme, claiming scores of lives and over a million acres. Scientists investigate how forestry practices, climate change, and drought may contribute to the rise of deadly megafires.
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“We now have mass-fatality wildfires—specifically civilian fatalities."
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U.S.D.A. scientists conduct an experiment to discover why fires move uphill.
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