The Debate Over Forest Fire Control Rages On

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The Debate Over Forest Fire Control Rages On

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#Wildfires raged in 2017. Now the debate: Should #fires be allowed to burn? Learn more
Wednesday, January 24, 2018 - 9:10am

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2017 was marked by devastating forest fires that ravaged large swaths of North America. Millions of acres were scorched, hundreds of thousands of buildings were destroyed, and tens of thousands of people were displaced. Amidst these disconcerting numbers is a debate among ecologists, scientists and forestry experts: Should wildfires be controlled? Or should nature be allowed to take it's course? It's a complex question with many compelling answers. To learn more about this debate, see the story originally published on Sustainable Brands. 


Dan Persica
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Domtar Senior Manager, Sustainability Communications, Pulp & Paper Division
CATEGORY: Environment