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Wildfires: environmental and social entanglements
Wildfires: environmental and social entanglements

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This free course was written by Ruth Slatter, using material developed by George Revill and other members of the DD213 module team.

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Figure 1: NARINDER NANU / AFP / Getty Images

Figure 2: STR / Contributor / Getty Images

Figure 3: Orestis PEPAgiotou / EPA / REX / Shutterstock

Figure 4: Adapted from NASA and MODIS. Taken from Web Fire Mapper: Europe.

Figure 5: Institute of Mediterranean Forest Ecosystems

Figure 6: Institute of Mediterranean Forest Ecosystems

Figure 7: Adapted from Xanthopoulos, G. (2010), ‘Examining the causes of large forest fires in Mediterranean countries’, National Agricultural Research Foundation Institute of Mediterranean Forest Ecosystems and Forest Products Technology. Used by permission.


Figure 9: © NatPar Collection / Alamy Stock Photo

Figure 10: BBC/ @DERBYSHIREFRS / news/ uk-england-derbyshire-61466634

Figure 11: Vasilis Giakoumis

Figure 12: ADEM ALTAN / Getty Images

Figure 13: Daniel Moya Navarro

Figure 14: United Nations Environment Programme (2022). Spreading like Wildfire – The Rising Threat of Extraordinary Landscape Fires. A UNEP Rapid Response Assessment. Nairobi resources/ report/ spreading-wildfire-rising-threat-extraordinary-landscape-fires

Video 1: ‘How fire shapes everything | Stephen Pyne’, Stephen Pyne at TED2015 LPC7UQyQQhQ, licenses/ by-nc-nd/ 4.0/

Video 2: Interview with Dr Gavriil Xanthopolous, Head of the Forest Fires Laboratory of the Institute of Mediterranean Forest Ecosystems in Athens.

Video 3: Interview with George Konstantakopoulos, a senior officer in the Fire brigade of Pyrgos in Ilia, Greece.

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