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Watch This: 12 Years of Fires Burn Across the Globe

By Sophie Bushwick | August 30, 2012 3:48 pm

Fire maps show the locations all over the world where wild and man-made fires are going on, based on data from NASA’s Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer. And when you combine fire maps from the past 12 years, you get a video where flames trace recurring patterns across the globe, from summer wildfires in Canada to agricultural burning in Africa and Southeast Asia.

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CATEGORIZED UNDER: Environment
MORE ABOUT: fire, NASA, watch this, wildfire
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