Both Southern France and California have large amounts of housing in the Wildland Urban Interface where local vegetation is highly dense and fire adapted. This research brief compares the land use policies used to reduce the exposure of homes to wildfire in these two locations.
Kocher, Susan and Van Butsic. Governance of Land Use Planning to Reduce Fire Risk to Homes Mediterranean France and California. Land 2017, 6(2), 24; doi:10.3390/land6020024.