Examining Fire Resilience In The American West
The ecosystems of the American West are under threat from climate change. Analysis by the Bureau of Land Management says areas like the Great Basin are particularly susceptible, with invasive species, increasing temperatures and years of extreme drought, putting the country’s largest desert at risk.
Science Distilled is a new podcast produced by KUNR in which hosts Paul Boger and Michelle Matus break down concepts from cutting edge science and research, and learn how they apply to the world around us. In this excerpt, Paul and Michelle examine how climate change and wildfires are testing the resiliency of our environment.