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Siberian Wildfire Can Be Seen From Space as Earth's Boreal Forests Burn at Unprecedented Rates

Satellite image captured on June 23, 2017. NASA Earth Observatory Siberian Wildfire Can Be Seen From Space as Earth's Boreal Forests Burn at Unprecedented Rates Images captured by NASA 's Aqua satellite this week show wildfire smoke blanketing large swaths of Siberia's boreal forests. The space agency notes that at least 27,000 hectares (100 square miles) burned in the Irkutsk Oblast region of southern Siberia and another 27,000 hectares burned in neighboring states and regions. The massive blaze, which started in late June, is yet another example of how the effects of climate change has dramatically impacted the uppermost Northern Hemisphere. A 2013 Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences study determined that recent fires in the region's boreal forests have been the worst in 10,000 years and wildfire activity is anticipated to "increase dramatically." As Climate ...

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