Monday, 19 June 2017
Wildfires used to be rare in the U.S. Great Plains. They’ve more than tripled in 30 years
West Texas - 2011. Staff Sgt. Eric HarrisThe grasslands of Great Plains have seen one of the sharpest increases in large and dangerous wildfires in the past three decades, with their numbers more than tripling between 1985 and 2014, according to new research. Story here.