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Stark satellite images show how wildfires continue to rage across Siberia, the Arctic and Greenland as heat rises to 90F

Stretches of the Arctic, Siberia, Alaska and Greenland have continued to burn after a number of wildfires have been fuelled by unusually hot temperatures.  Blazes often burst out in the areas when lightning strikes and scorches the earth, but this year it has been increased due to above average heat brought about by climate change.  The aggressive spread of the fires have been spearheaded by dry ground, warmer than usual temperatures, as well as lightning and strong wind.  It has also been assisted by combustible forest ground - made up chiefly of dried peat.  Read more....

 

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