The record heat continues to bring problems for some regions in the world [AP Photo]
The US state of Alaska has experienced continuous, above-average temperatures this summer that are having a dangerous impact on health and deadly consequences for wildlife.
In western Alaska, there has been a large spate of washed-up dead seals, walrus and birds, caused by a combination of record warm ocean waters and a total lack of sea ice, according to Rick Thoman of the International Arctic Research Center.
On Thursday, Thoman said there have also been “dead non-spawned salmon in some places in significant numbers,” coinciding with high river temperatures of 21 degrees Celsius or greater. The wildlife deaths are financially hard for many Alaskans, a state in which