With the beginning of this year to mid-may in the Novosibirsk region, fires occurred on an area of 1.8 million hectares. It is more than 10% of the region. Thus, the region took the first place in the absolute square of the spring fires in Russia, the data provided by Greenpeace. We compared these figures with the square of Novosibirsk — was that he could fit in such territory 36 times. Correspondent NGS Catherine Evstafieva figured out why the region has burned such a large area and how this may impact on the residents and the nature of the Novosibirsk region.
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