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Why eucalyptus overgrowth spurs wildfires in Portugal

A firefighter from the National Republican Guard GIPS works on a fire in a forest after a wildfire took dozens of lives on June 19, 2017 near Pedrogao Grande, in Leiria district, Portugal. (Pablo Blazquez Dominguez/Getty Images)
A firefighter from the National Republican Guard GIPS works on a fire in a forest after a wildfire took dozens of lives on June 19, 2017 near Pedrogao Grande, in Leiria district, Portugal. (Pablo Blazquez Dominguez/Getty Images)

Here & Now‘s Deepa Fernandes talks with journalist Catarina Fernandes Martins, who co-produced a new documentary about the fires called “From Devil’s Breath.”

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