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Combating forest fires / Combating forest fires

Combating forest fires
Combating forest fires

Wildfire is responsible for the loss of 0.15% of forest cover worldwide per year.
Fight and prevent fire in natural areas is of major importance, since it's vital to all living beings the preservation of environment and biodiversity.
Besides the burned fields of forest, the pollution caused by it contains a large number of chemical compounds which affects the health of everyone near it.
Therefore firefighters has to deal with extremely adverse situations, not just heat and toxic smoke, but also rough terrain conditions.
Nowadays we are getting closer to remove men from such dangerous situations by letting the machine perform the task.

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UEMG

UEMG
Belo Horizonte, Brazil

Nangil Junior,
http://www.ed.uemg.br/