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As climate warms, Ecuador fights fires with forecasts

By Olivia DeSmit

May 22, 2019
An innovative tool combines weather forecasts with fire-tracking systems to create a "fire-weather forecast."
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How you can help fight wildfires — from your couch

By Sophie Bertazzo

September 22, 2016
Firecast Onsight is a new app that uses satellite data to monitor forest fires in near real-time, anywhere in the world.
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Amazon facing worst fire season on record, expert says

By Sophie Bertazzo

July 21, 2016
New tech could help countries and remote communities fight wildfires before they start.
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As Indonesia’s dry season looms, a new tool can predict daily forest fire risk

By Karyn Tabor

July 12, 2016
Amid escalating fires, Indonesia searches for a “Smokey the Bear”-type warning system.
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