Smoke from Australia fires reaches South America
08 January 2020 | 3:01 pm
Smoke from bushfires in Australia has traveled some 11,000 kilometers (6,800 miles) to South America. Last week, the highest levels of carbon monoxide in the world were measured over the "clean" South Pacific Ocean.
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