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Dr. Olivia Sanderfoot for TIME Magazine—How Wildfire Smoke Affects Wildlife—and Your Pets

UCLA La Kretz Center Postdoctoral Fellow Olivia Sanderfoot discusses the effects of wildfire smoke on animals as Canadian wildfires severely compromise air quality across the Midwest and Northeast. “Animals, just like us, need to breathe. If the air that they’re breathing is full of toxic particles, that is going to have an impact on their health.”