Forest fires for dummies2 min read 02 May 2016, 12:03 PM IST
Armchair commentators skirt issues of climate change, natural resource management
The hills are on fire. Large swathes of forest in Uttarakhand and parts of Himachal Pradesh have been burning for weeks. At night, one can see the ring of fire spread for many a mile across the rolling hills. Photographs of the wildfire may have set the social media abuzz, but the “expert" comments on the natural disaster remain off the mark.
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