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Chad Hanson, Phd.

Chad Hanson is a research ecologist with the John Muir Project of Earth Island Institute, and is the co-editor and co-author of the recent book, “The Ecological Importance of Mixed-Severity Fires: Nature’s Phoenix.”

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Tending the Wild

Fire Suppression is Bad for Wildlife. So is Post-Fire Logging

Ironically, Smokey the Bear would actually live better if his forest home burned every now and then.
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In Defense of The Bark Beetle

Science shows that bark beetles don't increase the threat of wildfire, but they do play a crucial role in supporting healthy forests.
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