Fire, nature, and humans: global challenges for conservation
Document Type: Journal Article
Author(s): Ayn Shlisky; R. Meyer; John Waugh; Kori Blankenship
Publication Year: 2008

Cataloging Information

  • boreal forest
  • coniferous forests
  • conservation
  • ecosystem dynamics
  • fire dependent species
  • fire frequency
  • fire management
  • fire management planning
  • fire regimes
  • fire sensitive plants
  • global fire patterns
  • grasslands
  • historic fire regimes
  • human impacts
  • Mediterranean habitats
  • nutrient cycling
  • savannas
  • tropical forest
  • vegetation surveys
  • wildfires
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Record Last Modified: May 30, 2019
FRAMES Record Number: 7276
Tall Timbers Record Number: 23329
TTRS Location Status: In-file
TTRS Call Number: A13.32:68/4
TTRS Abstract Status: Fair use, Okay, Reproduced by permission

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Fire is a global phenomenon. Worldwide, fire can play a role in maintaining or threatening natural habitats and human societies. In any case, we must consider the global context for our actions and the best possible role each nation can play in managing fire for humans and nature.

Online Link(s):
Shlisky, Ayn; Meyer, Ronald; Waugh, John; Blankenship, Kori. 2008. Fire, nature, and humans: global challenges for conservation. Fire Management Today 68(4):36-42.