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Wildfires have gotten worse in the past 100 years, but why? Well, first, land that was once dry is now filled with greenery. And with the trees growing closer together than ever before, it’s easy for diseases to spread and weaken large sections of the forests. Couple that with the fact that summers are getting hotter, drier, and windier than ever. And finally, we’re building houses on top of everything! These factors (plus a few others) are a recipe for a fire disaster much like what we’ve seen across California this year. So what do we do? “We need to put the right kind of fire back into the system again,” says forest ecologist Paul Hessburg. “It's how we can resize the severity of many of our future fires. And the silver lining is that we have tools and we have know-how to do this.” To learn how we can restore the natural balance of the landscape and prevent these disasters from occurring, watch Paul’s #TEDTalk at go.ted.com/wildfires

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2017.12.08. 17:53
@teddddie baru kita bahas tadi dan kemarin ted, ini salah satu contoh


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If you are an entrepreneur you will love our last video 🔥


2017.12.08. 22:28
@heyitsmefernanda não sei se esse tema te interessa. 💋


2017.12.09. 01:22
Bendiciones para ti y tu familia.


2017.12.09. 02:38
Personally I think Jesus is punishing California for being so degenerate


2017.12.09. 04:26
Thought this may interest you @mrmoonface


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2017.12.09. 17:07
#Man 🌎🌎🌎


2017.12.09. 17:29
Tough times


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Nak Ramaikan Followers atau Kenalan ❔ , Jika berminat boleh DM saya ☺ , maaf jika menganggu ya 😇


2017.12.10. 07:51
So true 😔


2017.12.10. 11:41
@jenbennett_ dis is happening in ptgl


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2017.12.10. 15:02
Planning using #science, amazing! 😉


2017.12.10. 16:52
How about don't build houses out of combustible materials


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2017.12.11. 10:40
👋 HEY Beautiful people check out @flatearth_vids spreading Flat earth awareness #flatearth 😇


2017.12.11. 16:09
Twitter? Facebook? Youtube? SoundCloud? Instagram? Kami boleh buat anda/business anda dikenali ramai!


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2017.12.12. 06:41
Hi! Please help get my climate change Super Bowl crowdfund ad get funded. If you do, TED can star in the commercial! airmyglobalwarmingad.com


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need a flyer design ?


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2017.12.12. 15:35
Hi. maaf ganggu. Cuma nk inform kami ada buat service followers termurah yg anda pernah lihat,


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