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Climate change fosters concern over wildfires in the Tundra

The Anaktuvuk River fire on Alaska's north coast in 2007 was the largest fire ever in the Arctic region.

Climate change researchers have studied the effects of the fire on the environment because these sorts of events may become more frequent.

Donie Bret-Harte, an ecosystem ecologist at the University of Alaska Fairbanks Institute of Arctic Biology, spoke with the CBC about her team's work. 

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