# 0039

Burnt tree trunk

Artefact, Individual Thing, Common, Foraged, Years

Socio-cultural Data

Historical Uses

While burning practice can be used sustainably, devastation created by fires during the last few years has been unprecedented.

Present Impact

The impact of fire has reached a global scale: form California, through Australia, to Indonesia. 2017 was a particularly painful year for Portuguese forests and homes.

Technical Data

Bio-temporal-geographical Data

Residence time (How long does the matter/material/artefact stay in an unaltered state in the location/context/system before it decay?)


How does the item affect the environment in which it exists?

I don't Know

Ontological-cosmological Data


How would you like to be with this artefact/material/living thing/matter?

New policies and techniques are required to avoid the all-too-common mega-fires.