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  • An interview with Prof. Jay Mistry

    Prof. Jay Mistry is an Associate Director of the Leverhulme Centre for Wildfires, Environment and Society, and Professor of Environmental Geography at Royal Holloway University of London. Her interests lie in environmental management and governance, participatory visual methods, Indigenous geographies, and fire management, particularly in tropical savannas. Our Centre Director, Prof. Colin Prentice, talked to Prof. […]

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  • Peat fires, like those raging in Siberia, will become more common in Canada (1 Aug 2020)

    “The notion of wildfires in Siberia, an area known for its blustery, snow-capped landscapes, seems counter-intuitive. The recent blazes have been driven by a record heat wave in the Russian Arctic, but these aren’t your typical forest fires. They’re actually peat fires, a natural phenomenon that scientists have only recently begun to understand— and one […]

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