26 Jun '15, 2pm

More than 250 wildfires are burning in Alaska right now

Wildfires in Alaska rarely make the national news, but this year’s season is off to a particularly dramatic start, with the Alaska Division of Forestry reporting that as of Wednesday there are 278 wildfires burning in the state. And while the land area covered by these fires is not especially large, it is part of a trend of increasing fires that burn not only woodland, but threaten to burn soil and permafrost, triggering large releases of

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