Why the fire on Cape Town's iconic Table Mountain was particularly devastating
By Alanna Rebelo, Postdoctoral researcher, Stellenbosch University
Karen Joan Esler, Professor of Conservation Ecology and Head of the Department of Conservation Ecology & Entomology at Stellenbosch University, Stellenbosch University
Fire hazards are influenced by three factors: weather, an ignition source and fuel loads. The first two are unpredictable. But fuel loads can be managed.
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- Tuesday, April 20, 2021