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Photo: The winged statue of victory is surrounded by smoke on the ancient site of Olympia. MORE PHOTOS
Wildfires are burning in half of Greece - "This is an UNPRECEDENTED SERIES OF EVENTS that has occurred in Greece, upwards of 170 individual wildfires, mostly in the south of the country." Greece has NEVER EXPERIENCED A DISASTER ON THIS SCALE. Police say it is not clear how many people are unaccounted for and say they fear an even higher death toll. As authorities evacuated hundreds of people trapped by flames in their villages, dozens were hospitalized. Thousands of hectares of agricultural land and pastures have been scorched.
Adapting to the damaging effects of climate change, plants are gradually moving to where temperatures are cooler, rainfall is greater, f...