Episode 5: A fiery loss in The Lost Pines

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Aurora Berry

In 2011, the largest wildfire in state history burned for 36 days in Bastrop, Texas — our host Aurora Berry’s hometown. Texas’ record-setting drought and high winds intensified the fire’s effects on the community. As the global average temperature rises, intensifying droughts will continue to put humans at risk of major disasters, but scientists remain hopeful.

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