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Forest Fires: The Basics and What it Means for You

Even without the presence of man, wildfires engulf millions of dollars every year.  Lightning, volcanic activity, and sparks caused by friction start fires that engulf acres of forestland.  Forest fires clear dead vegetation and make space for new organisms to grow.  If this is a natural process, why have fires received more attention in the past decade?

IPPSR Develops List of Policy-Related Datasets

Want to learn about environmental contamination, Michigan school locations, or concealed weapons permits? The State of Michigan makes many datasets publicly available for public use. Using, IPPSR has created a list of datasheets potentially useful for policy research and analysis. All datasets have an API making it easy for anyone to access and use this data.

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