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A fiery start to the Jurassic

The Triassic/Jurassic boundary was marked by widespread environmental changes, including greenhouse warming. Palaeoecological reconstructions from East Greenland reveal a dramatic rise in fire activity, driven by vegetation shifts and climate change.

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Figure 1: Changing leaf morphology.



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van de Schootbrugge, B. A fiery start to the Jurassic. Nature Geosci 3, 381–382 (2010).

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