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Part of the larger Stories of Fire Atlas ProjectWhere There Is Smoke is a crowd-sourced digital map that documents experiences of wildfire smoke in the Pacific Northwest and further afield. Once built, the map will serve as a spatial and temporal nexus of images and stories connecting the smoke in the air to the historical, social and ecological conditions and pre-conditions of fire on the ground. Through the inclusion of many voices, Where There is Smoke will highlight how changing climate and increasing wildfire are impacting communities across seasons and topographies and cooperatively build a greater understanding of how fire and fire management intersect with environmental justice.

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This project is funded by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation’s “Just Futures” Initiative.

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This map is part of The Confluence Lab’s Pacific Northwest Stories of Fire Atlas Project.

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