Bushfires in High Range, New South Wales,  Australia, on Thursday, Jan. 23, 2020. Three firefighters from the United States were killed on Thursday when a large plane carrying fire retardant went down in the mountains south of Canberra, the Australian capital. (Matthew Abbott/The New York Times)

Native Solutions to Big Fires

Native burning techniques have come into the spotlight as many parts of the world grapple with how to reduce destructive, out-of-control wildfires.