Understanding fire history is crucial to designing effective fire management in order to maintain biodiversity and support the livelihoods of people.
Arctic heat waves were once rare and unusual events. But as their intensity and frequency increase with climate change, their fallout could affect the north — and the planet — for decades to come.
Evidence shows Native Americans in New England lived lightly on the land for thousands of years. It wasn’t until Europeans arrived that the landscape experienced major human impacts.
The Earth may be entering an era in which natural and human-generated fire together are reshaping the planet.
Fire doesn’t have to be destructive. For many in the Amazon, it is part of their livelihood and culture.
Yes, there are more fires in Africa than Brazil. But unlike the Amazon, Africa’s savannah has evolved to grow back quickly.