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Ecologists say federal wildfire plans are dangerously out of step with climate change

Many forest ecologists say the U.S. Forest Service is hampered by an outdated approach to prescribed fires, a key tool for reducing the threat of megafires made worse by climate change.

Destroyed tanks and trucks line the farm roads that bisect Mykhailo Liubchenko's plots. The ground fighting has subsided, but there's almost daily shelling in his region near the front lines of the southern campaign of the war. Peter Granitz/NPR hide caption

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Ukraine's farmers face Russia's blockade and explosives on their lands this harvest

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Ecologists say federal wildfire plans are dangerously out of step with climate change

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Composer Deborah Wicks La Puma writes music for Mo Willems' musicals including Naked Mole Rat Gets Dressed: The Underground Rock Experience. A new animated version is on HBO Max. HBO Max hide caption

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Mo Willems' naked mole rats owe their rock 'n' roll sound to this composer

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