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Wildfires Burn Nearly 2 Million Acres as Drought Grips Argentine Wetlands

HeadlineFeb 22, 2022

In Argentina, eight separate wildfires in the northeastern Corrientes province have scorched nearly 2 million acres, destroying farms, pastures and wildlife. The fires started last month, fueled by strong winds, low humidity, searing heat and severe drought in a region that normally receives abundant rainfall.

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