• The Collective

Saving Lives and Property: The U.S. National Fire Danger Rating System

Firefighting is a dangerous business, and in wildland firefighting, that danger takes many forms. Snags, widow makers, rockslides and rolling logs are just some of the hazards produced by wildfires. But they pale in comparison to every wildland firefighter’s nightmare scenario – getting caught in a burnover when the weather makes a sudden change.

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Michael Archer

Posted: March 28, 2019

  • The Collective

Beyond dots on a map — what does the future hold?

“Kia whakatōmuri te haere whakamua - I walk into the future with my eyes fixed on my past.”

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Chris Hinch

Posted: March 20, 2019

  • The Collective

CAL FIRE Submits Report on Protecting Vulnerable Communities from Catastrophic Wildfire

Moving urgently to further protect California’s most vulnerable communities from the immediate risk of catastrophic wildfires this year, the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (CAL FIRE) has recommended a suite of actions to maximize safety and improve forest health in the coming months and longer term.

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Rosa Anderson - Jones

Posted: March 7, 2019

  • The Collective

Copernicus: The European Union's Eye On Wildfires

In 2018, the European Commission published its annual report on Forest Fires in Europe, the Middle East and North Africa for 2017. It showed that wildfires burned over 1.2 million hectares that year, more than the total surface area of the Mediterranean island of Cyprus.

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Michael Archer

Posted: March 4, 2019

  • Customers

From Scrum to Squirrel — Pilot Richie McCaw

Richie McCaw shares his journey from professional rugby player to helicopter pilot in Canterbury, New Zealand.

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Rosa Anderson - Jones

Posted: February 21, 2019

  • Customers

Pete Bethune — 'You haven’t lived until you find a cause worth dying for'

To sum up what Pete does is a hard task, but his motivation is simple. Find something that is worth dying for. Meet the founder of Earthrace Conservation, activist, legend, and TracPlus Customer, Pete Bethune.

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Rosa Anderson - Jones

Posted: February 12, 2019

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