Letter to the editor regarding Rodrigues et al. 2020: Is COVID-19 halting wildfires in the Mediterranean? Insights for wildfire science under a pandemic context

Fire-induced deforestation in drought-prone Mediterranean forests: drivers and unknowns from leaves to communities

Abstract Over the past 15 years, 3 million hectares of forests have been converted into shrublands or grasslands in the Mediterranean countries of the European Union. Fire and drought are the main drivers underlying this deforestation. Here we …