What You Need to Know About Wildfire Smoke | SciShow News

Published on October 16, 2020
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Captions provided by CCTubes – Captioning the Internet! Seeing as nasty wildfire seasons are becoming our new normal, let’s talk about smoke: what it is, what it does to us, and what you can do to protect yourself from it.

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