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'Unprecedented' wildfires ravage the Arctic

(CNN)More than 100 intense wildfires have ravaged the Arctic since June, with scientists describing the blazes as "unprecedented."New satellite images show huge clouds of smoke billowing across uninhabited land in Greenland, Siberia and parts of Alaska. The wildfires come after the planet experienced the hottest June on record and is on track to experience the hottest July on record, as heatwaves sweep across Europe and the United States. Since the start of June, Copernicus Atmosphere Monitoring Service (CAMS), which provides data about atmospheric composition and emissions, has tracked more than 100 intense wildfires in the Arctic Circle. Pierre Markuse, a satellite photography expert, said the region has experienced fires in the past, bu ...
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