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  • Wildfires rage in Arctic Circle as Sweden calls for help

    Sweden worst hit as hot, dry summer sparks unusual number of fires, with at least 11 in the far northAt least 11 wildfires are raging inside the Arctic Circle as the hot, dry summer turns an abnormally wide area of Europe into a tinderbox.The worst […]

  • Country diary: the heather is a burnt burgundy, the grass yellowed

    Rombalds Moor, West Yorkshire: We can’t blame the heatwave for this desiccated landscape – we’ve spent decades deliberately drying out our peatland habitatsThe moors are a tinderbox. Parched and crisped by weeks of dry summer heat, […]

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