While the area burnt by wildfires has declined globally over the past decades, fire is now occurring more frequently and severely in ecosystems that have historically rarely experienced fire. This issue brief examines the cause and sustainability implications of global fires.
Anthropocene magazine is the new print, digital and live magazine from Future Earth. This publication is the first of its kind to focus specifically on the Anthropocene, a new epoch in the geologic history of the planet named for humanity’s influence on the globe. It will tap the best minds in international science journalism to explore the question: How can human innovation help to create a world we actually want to live in?
Future Earth works to accelerate transformations to global sustainability through research and innovation.
Our focus on a systems-based approach seeks to deepen our understanding of complex Earth systems and human dynamics across different disciplines, and underpin systems-based policies and strategies for sustainable development.
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