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Forest fires in Siberia have set fire to a larger area than Greece

Forest fires in Russia have so far burned an area larger than the size of Greece, according to Greenpeace Russia. On Monday, the environmental organization criticized government officials for their inaction in the region amid record heat waves. Using satellite data, Greenpeace Russia reported that approximately 19 million hectares, approximately …

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The best Gizmodo stories of the week

Clockwise from top left: John Blong, Apu Gomes (Getty Images), Benjamin Currie (Gizmodo), and Elena Scotti.Image: Various Sometimes the world is so amazing that it is difficult to find words to describe it. In those situations, since I have no words, I look for the next best option: something that …

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