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Figure 4: Adapted from NASA and MODIS. Taken from Web Fire Mapper: Europe.
Figure 5: Institute of Mediterranean Forest Ecosystems
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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.
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Figure 14: United Nations Environment Programme (2022). Spreading like Wildfire – The Rising Threat of Extraordinary Landscape Fires. A UNEP Rapid Response Assessment. Nairobi https://www.unep.org/ resources/ report/ spreading-wildfire-rising-threat-extraordinary-landscape-fires
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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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