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Climate Change Melts Permafrost, Transforms Landscape in Russia's North
In northern Siberia, the warming climate is leaving people feeling like the ground is "going out from under their feet."
Siberia Sounds Electricity Alarm Over China’s Crypto Crackdown
The Irkutsk region is seeing an influx of Bitcoin mining from nearby China, where virtual currencies are illegal, thanks to its cheap energy costs.
New Viruses Unknown to Humanity Could Emerge From Siberia’s Melting Permafrost – Nobel Laureate
These viruses could quickly spread among Arctic species as the region warms, Nobel laureate Rae Kwon Chung said at a climate forum in Siberia.
Siberian Star Wars Fans Build Life-Size X-Wing Fighter
No word yet on whether the replica would be able to destroy the Death Star.
Siberia Chess Match Ends in Double Murder
What started as an ordinary game of chess took a dark turn.
Russia's 2021 Wildfires Now Largest in Its Recorded History
The new record beats the previous record set in 2012 and comes with weeks left to go in a devastating wildfire season.
where there's smoke
In Photos: Life Amid Siberia's Devastating Wildfires
A closer look at the scene from the ground.
up in flames
Siberian Wildfire Could Become Biggest in Recorded History – Greenpeace
The largest Siberian fire has exceeded 1.5 million hectares in size and experts warn it is “impossible to contain” through human efforts.
Putin Orders to Beef Up Siberian Firefighting Teams
Regional authorities announced a state of emergency as the annual fires that have torn through Siberia's boreal forests reached human settlements.
Siberian Wildfire Smoke Reaches North Pole in Historic First
The smoke from the unprecedented blazes now stretches 3,200 kilometers east to west and 4,000 kilometers north to south.
'dragons will wake'
Siberia Feels the Brunt of Climate Change as Wildfires Rage
The driest summer in 150 years has turned Yakutia into a tinderbox and seen wildfires tear through the region.
Russia Sees Record Wildfire Spread as Siberian Blazes Rage On
Russia's forest fires have now devastated 13.4 million hectares of land — an area roughly the size of Greece — so far in 2021.
Russian Wildfire Smog Turns Northern Siberian Day to Night
Russia’s largest and coldest region has seen wildfires sweep through forests larger than the state of Connecticut this summer.
'We Need More People': Exhausted Firefighters Battle Siberia Blazes
For the third straight year Russia's coldest region has seen wildfires so vicious they have nearly overwhelmed the forest protection service.
hard to breathe
‘Worst Ever’ Air Pollution Event Hits Wildfire-Plagued Siberia
The concentration of pollutants in the air is far exceeding global standards in dozens of settlements.
cause and effect
Climate Change Is ‘Main Cause’ of Siberia’s Wildfires, Regional Head Says
Russia’s largest, coldest region has been under a state of emergency for nearly a month due to the wildfires covering hundreds of thousands of hectares...
chain of command
Germany Says ‘Sorry’ Can’t Build Siberian Village Road – Reports
Villagers asked for Chancellor Angela Merkel’s help to fix the road after exhausting other options with local authorities.
Wildfire-Ravaged Siberian Region Says ‘Nyet’ to DiCaprio’s Aid Offer
Russia’s Far East republic of Sakha has been ravaged by wildfires this summer, with forests the size of Latvia destroyed.
Siberian Wildfires Spread 17.5% in 24 Hours
The fires have been fueled by abnormally high temperatures, historic drought and strong winds.
taiga on fire
Siberia Forest Fires Fueled by Historic Drought, Heatwave
More than 250 fires covering 607,000 hectares of land are currently burning across the republic of Sakha, Russia's largest region.
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