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Contact: Kevin Krajick
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The Earth Institute at Columbia University

Battling Blazes

Caption: Farmworkers control a fire near the Peruvian city of Pucallpa. As more people move from rural areas into cities, there are fewer around to take such measures.

Credit: Kevin Krajick/Earth Institute

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