The Desert Speaks

Of Drought and Fire

Passport Season 16 Episode 12 | 26m 19s Video has closed captioning.

Within the last three decades there have been large wildfires consuming the forests in nearly all the mountain ranges above the desert southwest. Just below the ranges, the lack of rains combined with invasive species has caused additional wildfires that have devastated portions of the Sonoran Desert. The link between drought and fire has pre-historic roots.

Aired: 06/26/20

Rating: TV-G

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