Feb 22, 2020
Heather Alexander is an ecologist who spends her summers in Siberia studying the effect of forest fires on its remarkable carbon-rich permafrost. She explains to Metta that there are trade-offs involved. Nature has prepared many organisms to withstand small fires, but the current ones threaten to mess upset nature's balance irreversibly.
https://youtu.be/ZJXB1E9vpyE . Feb. 24, 2020
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