October 24, 2007

Wildfires in Context: Why California Must Burn (reprise)

As the flames spread through San Diego County, Newsdesk.org looks back at our 2004 article on California wildfire ecology, why the Golden State will always be a fire hazard, and how humans have made it worse.

This is classic Newsdesk.org reporting — digging into the backstory to take the headlines out of the discontinuous, TV-driven present, and into the realm of deep context and long-term cause and effect.

“Why California Must Burn”
Newsdesk.org, January 2004

One thought on “Wildfires in Context: Why California Must Burn (reprise)

  1. the fires have affected many people and all of Cali is in my; prayers

    peace out homies