Series | Hard Reset

Megafires: Fixing 100 years of mistakes in 10 years

Most forests in the world may become fireproof in just ten years with this technology.
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Fires are not going away. In fact, they’re escalating, and we need to become more proactive about how we deal with them. But how? 

The team at WIFIRE is betting that supercomputing AI and prescribed burns can prevent the next ‘megafire.’

The idea is to use low-intensity fire to clean the environment, so when a high-intensity fire comes, it’s not going to have as destructive of an effect.

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