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'Megafires' a Mega Problem (VOA On Assignment Dec. 20)i
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December 20, 2013 3:17 PM
VOA's Mark Snowiss joins On Assignment's Alex Villarreal to discuss the growing global phenomenon of "megafires" -- massive, high-intensity wildfires that were rare only a couple decades ago. As Mark reports, scientists say most megafires stem from a combination of climate change-induced drought, land use and human mismanagement.

'Megafires' a Mega Problem (VOA On Assignment Dec. 20)

Published December 20, 2013

VOA's Mark Snowiss joins On Assignment's Alex Villarreal to discuss the growing global phenomenon of "megafires" -- massive, high-intensity wildfires that were rare only a couple decades ago. As Mark reports, scientists say most megafires stem from a combination of climate change-induced drought, land use and human mismanagement.