Wildfire Fuels Debate Over Land-Burning in Africa

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In this National Geographic News article, read about the impact of fire on the biodiversity of Madagascar. When fire engulfed the mountain in October 2003, National Geographic funded a study of the inferno's impact--and how widespread burning has contributed to the destruction of the African island's vegetation. Links to related stories and Web sites are also found on this page.

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