Researchers warn of more wild fires as Peruvians migrate to the big city

BOGOR, Indonesia (8 February, 2013)_Wild fires in the western Amazon are being exacerbated by a population shift: As farmers move from rural areas to cities, they leave behind uncultivated landscapes that are drier and more susceptible to runaway blazes, a new case study indicates.This article was originally posted on Forests News. Click here to read the full article.