In some ecosystems, high-severity regimes are appropriate, but climate change may modify these fire regimes and ecosystems as well. Some undesirable impacts may be avoided or reduced through global strategies, as well as distinct strategies based on a forest’s historical fire regime.
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Stephens, SL, JK Agee, PZ Fulé. MP North, WH Romme, TW Swetnam, and MG Turner. 2013. Managing forests and fire in changing climates. Science, 342(6154), 41-42.