California in Flames: A Literature Review on the Causes and Effects of Wildfires
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Tridib constructed a review paper about the spread of California wildfires. Throughout the hot and arid months, ( May - September) anthropogenic impacts are causing wildfires to spread immensely in California and are inflicting devastating damage on the surrounding environment. When the natural biosphere gets thrown out of balance, mass death and loss of biodiversity follows. This decrease in biodiversity could cascade into the extinctions of thousands of flora and fauna species across the West Coast. With the world's human population increasing and more stress being put on natural resources, there is a growing fear that humans will eventually destroy the ancient forest biomes if no steps are taken to end the plague of wildfires. If the climate crisis and other human activities are not addressed immediately, the state could lose its most species-rich areas forever.