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TED Talks: Aerospace executive talks new tools to help fight wildfires from space

April 20, 2023 
By Derrick Penner, Vancouver Sun

April 20, 2023, Vancouver – Former aerospace executive George Whitesides has ideas for bringing new tools to combat the risk of mega fires — wildfire conflagrations greater than 40,000 hectares that are happening with increasing frequency. Those tools include better satellites and more terrestrial remote sensing technologies for firefighters to use in decision making, which Whitesides touched on during a presentation at the TED Talks conference Wednesday in Vancouver. Vancouver Sun reports. | READ MORE

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