Forest fires are one of nature’s unpredictable natural disasters and have caused tremendous loss to the humans, the animals and the nature, forest fires also known as wildfire, a small spark or the sun’s heat in the forest can produces a destructive conflagration.
Add your e-mail address to receive forthcoming issues of this journal: special issue forest fires under climate, social and economic changes print special issue flyer department of environmental sciences, university of castilla-la mancha avda carlos iii,. Fires, both man-made and natural, contribute to forest loss fire is the oldest method used to clear land for farming and other uses, and it is still widely used in many countries this is a concern not only because of continued. One of the most devastating events is forest fires, which result in drastic environmental and biological changes in the environmental aspect, the forest fire heats up the soil, causing chemical and physical.
The forest fires happened in 1997 to 1998 desolated 17 million hectares in sumatra, 65 million hectares in kalimantan, 10 million hectares in irian jaya and 04 million hectares in sulewesi, and brought about air pollution in indonesia and its neighboring countries.
Forest fires are natural or manmade disasters that occur throughout the world controlled forest fire is a useful, efficient and legitimate tool for environmental management such as forest clearance, field preparation, regrowth for livestock, and reduction of fire hazard if the forest fire is un-controlled then it becomes a disaster. This pictorial essay of the vast fires that burned nearly a quarter million acres of forest in yellowstone national park in 1988, explains how naturalist have come to appreciate the role of fire in the natural evolution of a healthy ecosystem.