TITLE

CENTRAL AMERICA WILDLAND FIRES

AUTHOR(S)
Román Madriz, Luis Diego
PUB. DATE
July 2008
SOURCE
Fire Management Today;Summer2008, Vol. 68 Issue 3, p10
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on wildlland fires in Central America. Due to direct and indirect effects of wildland fires, the Central American region has lost an estimated $500 million per year. Some of the main causes of wildland fires in the region include escaped pasture burns and slash-and-burn agriculture. It provides an overview of the 2005-2015 Central American Fire Management Strategy. It relates the actions taken by members of the Central American Regional Network to reduce the impacts of fire on ecologically important areas.
ACCESSION #
35015432

 

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