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(EnviroNews World News) — Verkhoyansk, Sakha Republic, Russia — Record shattering temperatures blanketed the Arctic Circle, as the tiny town of Verkhoyansk experienced a high of 100.4 degrees (38 Celsius) on Saturday, June 20, 2020, The Washington Post reported. The unverified temperature is not an anomaly though. A day later,…

(EnviroNews World News) — Yamal Peninsula, Siberia — When rain started falling on the reindeer herd in the arctic region of Yamal Peninsula in Siberia in November of 2013, it is unlikely the reindeer (Rangifer tarandus) themselves thought anything of it. After all, harsh weather conditions mean little…