Forest Fires and Related Accidents in the Social Context

  • Vittorio Leone

Abstract

To introduce my topic in a way consistent with the theme of the conference, I would like to quote a passage from the book My Life, My Trees by Richard St. Barbe Baker, standard-bearer of the American conservationists, founder of the Civil Conservation Corps, founder of Men of the Trees, and supervisor of the reforestation of more than 15 000 000 hectares.

Keywords

Forest Fire Organize Crime Fatal Accident Fire Disaster Relate Accident 
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© Kluwer Academic Publishers 1995

Authors and Affiliations

  • Vittorio Leone
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  1. 1.Institute of Sylviculture and Forest ManagementFaculty of Agriculture, University of BariBariItaly

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