Wetenschap - 1 januari 1970

Deliberate lighting of fires to fight fires

Deliberate lighting of fires to fight fires


PhD researcher learns how California protects forests

Some of the most spectacular natural disasters, forest fires seem to occur
increasingly often. Huge fires on the outskirts of Sydney in Australia, and
in American nature reserves in California, Arizona and Colorado have
attracted widespread attention recently. Are forest fires on the increase?
PhD student Marco Hille believes so. There may be a solution though, and
surprisingly, that is lighting fires deliberately.

“Many of my colleagues had burned hair,

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