In the Outback, Sometimes a Wildfire Can Provide a Warm Glow
The role of humans and wildfire is a complex tale of evolution and generally of loss. The experience of Aboriginal communities suggests the outcome doesn't have to be sad.
A Local's Note on the Brush Fires Raging in Camarillo, California
Why are we still building homes in areas we know the fires will return to? Pacific Standard contributing editor Marc Herman, who grew up just outside of Camarillo, where a wildfire is currently raging out of control, reflects on lessons not learned.