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Record-breaking wildfires in Alaska burn more than 3 million acres

As floods hit some parts of the US, wildfires are devastating other parts of the country, including the largely uninhabited state of Alaska. The White House says the total area destroyed is far higher than the ten-year average, in large part driven by the climate crisis. President Biden has approved a major disaster declaration for Alaska, which is experiencing an unusually fierce wave of forest fires.
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