Forest fires in Canada can heat up the planet

June 24, 2016
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The Suomi-NPP satellite captured this image of active fires near Fort McMurray, Canada, in May 2016.
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The forest fires that began in in Canada las month can influent on the climate of the planet, say ecologists. Such a monster fires in Alberta, Canada can heat up the whole planet, and this emergency situation, of course, has its influence on 88,000 residents of Fort McMurray. They forced to flee as the blaze swept into the northern Alberta city.

Fires in Alberta so intense that they consume millions of acres of healthy young trees, and that’s the great loss for local nature and ecosystem. The fires scorch the soil on the forest floor have become the kind of extreme disruptors that are remaking the boreal forest, the furious flame is simple transforming forest’s role as one of the world’s great protectors against global warming.

The region under NASA’s microscope spans 2.5 million square miles (6.4 million square kilometers).
The region under NASA’s microscope spans 2.5 million square miles (6.4 million square kilometers).

According to biologists, it is single largest land habitat on the planet, these boreal forests store about 30 percent of the carbon found on the planet’s surfaces—more than any other terrestrial ecosystem. The forest is home to the animals and birds which forced to flee from their habitats, They became too warm for them because of fires.

The boreal forests took its name from Boreas, the Greek god of the North Wind, encircles the top of the globe in North America and Eurasia. Half lies in Siberia, another third in Canada, and the rest in Scandinavia and Alaska region. In fact, the one-third of this rare forests is in danger now. The changes of such a scale forest fires may be irreversible, say the experts and ecologists.

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