SC criticizes Uttarakhand for negligence in controlling forest fire. india news

SC criticizes Uttarakhand for negligence in controlling forest fire.  india news

read 5 minutes Last update: 16 May 2024 | 12:18 am First Criticizing the Uttarakhand government for its “inconvenient” approach in controlling forest fires, the Supreme Court on Wednesday summoned the state Chief Secretary personally on May 17 to give an explanation including the utilization of funds and vacancies in the forest department. Instructed to […]

New bots help improve the health of Tahoe forests

New bots help improve the health of Tahoe forests

Season. Here in California. Well, there’s a new way to reduce forest-based fuel in California. It is called burn bot. And state firefighters are considering using it to help fight fires. The Tahoe Fund is investing in startups to improve the health of our forest, and KCRA 3’s Kelly Kern takes a look at how […]

New BurnBot technology to improve forest restoration in the Tahoe-Truckee region

New BurnBot technology to improve forest restoration in the Tahoe-Truckee region

Reno, Nev. (COLO) – Firefighters and community resource agencies in the Tahoe-Truckee area are taking action to improve wildfire prevention. “Forest health should be our first goal. Because if we lose the forest, we lose everything else, said Amy Berry, CEO of the Tahoe Fund. “People aren’t rebuilding, people aren’t visiting, the lake won’t be […]

Technology can detect wildfires. Do humans still have to do this?

Technology can detect wildfires.  Do humans still have to do this?

Published on April 27, 2024, 3:33 pm Both new technology and manual solutions have advantages and disadvantages After working for seven seasons as a fire watcher – someone who keeps an eye on wildfires from a tower – near Peace River, Alta., Trina Moyles recounted the story of one of the worst wildfires seen in […]

NASA, FAA partner to develop new wildland fire technology

NASA, FAA partner to develop new wildland fire technology

NASA and the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) have established a research transition team to guide the development of wildland fire technology. According to the U.S. Forest Service, wildfires are occurring more frequently and on a larger scale than in previous decades. Emergency responders will need a broader set of technologies to more effectively prevent, monitor, […]

California firefighters compete to develop new technology to stop wildfires – NBC Los Angeles

California firefighters compete to develop new technology to stop wildfires – NBC Los Angeles

Firefighters from across California are participating in a four-year competition to invent new techniques to fight fires and end devastating wildfires. Competition XPRIZE WILDLIFE Encourages the private sector to help develop new ways to detect wildfires before they become too large and damage ecosystems. “The fires are not going down,” said Orange County Fire Authority […]