Large Human Fires Created Australian Desert
What follows is a cautionary tale. Humans have long had the power to destroy their habitats. Until relatively recently, they simply moved elsewhere. As the Earth's humanity has eclipsed natural habitats, global ecological sustainability is in question. Forest loss, climate change, water scarcity are all symptomatic of the same disease.
Large Fires Created Australian Desert
Settlers who came to Australia 50,000 years ago and set fires that burned off natural flora and fauna may have triggered a cataclysmic weather change that turned the country's interior into the dry desert it is today..