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The world is facing a new 'wildfire' pandemic

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Wildfires are caused by a variety of causes, including poor land management, but climate change is making them more often and intense. According to the Copernicus Climate Change Service, the majority of Europe, the United States, and Canada experienced extremely dry weather in June. Since the beginning of the year, wildfires in Yakutia have burned more than 6.5 million acres. That's the equivalent of roughly 5 million football fields.