Humans are changing fire patterns, and it’s threatening 4,403 species with extinction

In a major new paper published in Science, we reveal how changes in fire activity threaten more than 4,400 species across the globe with extinction. This includes 19% of birds, 16% of mammals, 17% of dragonflies and 19% of legumes that are classified as critically endangered, endangered or vulnerable.

Humans are changing fire patterns, and it’s threatening 4,403 species with extinction

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