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Climate change affecting forest fire cycle

Forest fires can be devastating to an area, but they're also how the environment rejuvenates itself, the fires are part of an area's natural life.

But research is indicating forest fires in one area of the Yukon are becoming more frequent as a result of climate change, and that is reducing the forest's ability to produce new growth.

Click on the link below to hear Dave speak with Carissa Brown of Sherbrooke University about her research.

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Click below to access Carissa's homepage.