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Wildfires abate slowly in western Canada

A lull in high temperatures brought some relief on Wednesday from wildfires in Alberta in western Canada as reinforcements arrived to help battle the blazes.

Australian bushfires likely contributed to multiyear La Niña

The catastrophic Australian bushfires in 2019–2020 contributed to ocean cooling thousands of miles away, ultimately nudging the Tropical Pacific into a rare multi-year La Niña event that dissipated only recently.

Western Canada seeks urgent help to fight wildfires

Canada struggled on Monday to control wildfires that have forced thousands to flee, halted oil production and razed towns, with the western province of Alberta calling for federal help.

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