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Forest fires Norway


In more inhabited northern Europe, thanks to fire control, forest fires are rare, the percentage of forest land burnt annually being less than 0.05%. The projected more frequent drought spells, especially in southern Finland, indicate that the risk of wild fires may increase substantially (1).


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  1. Fischlin (ed.) (2009)