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US lands lost in severe wildfires rising over decades

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New York City, USThomson Reuters Foundation The yearly land area burned by severe wildfires in the western United States has grown eight times larger in less than four decades, researchers said on Monday, warning that higher temperatures and drier conditions are threatening irreparable forest loss. Some 210,000 acres burned in 2017, up from 26,000 acres […]