During the past few weeks, the top of the world has been burning. Vast swaths of the Arctic, from Alaska to Siberia, are on fire, with scientific agencies breaking out the term “unprecedented” to describe the situation.
To the ecologists who work in the Arctic, this pyrotechnic summer is both
Original Title: Arctic wildfires are releasing as much carbon as Belgium did last year
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