Canada is facing one of its worst bushfire seasons on record with almost 400 wildfires still burning throughout the country. Thousands of people have been displaced as fire threatens towns and dangerous smoke spreads across both Canada and the US.

The world is facing new challenges as bushfire seasons get longer and wildfires more intense. Finding the best ways to prevent and fight these types of intense blazes is more important than ever.


Produced By: Michelle Stephenson

Featured In Story: Rick McRae, Fire Scientist with UNSW Canberra

First aired on The Wire, Thursday, 05 August 2021