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€10m European funding success for wildfire management project

€10m European funding success for wildfire management project

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Wild fire
“It is particularly important that socio-economic factors of fire risks, and citizens’ involvement in wildfire risk assessment and reduction strategies, which have had limited attention in previous studies, will be extensively covered in this project. Influence of human activities on fire ignition and on the vulnerability and exposure, will be analysed in detail”
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A new research project involving 39 partners from 19 countries and including James Hutton Institute scientists has received €10 million from the European Union. The Horizon 2020 funded project FireEUrisk, launching this month, aims to shift conventional thinking and develop a science-based strategy to manage major forest fires across Europe.

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Adam Walker, Communications Officer, James Hutton Institute, Tel: 01224 395095 (direct line), 0344 928 5428 (switchboard).

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