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Of Melting, Methane & Microbes: No Longer Lurking In the Permafrost

As Arctic permafrost and sea ice melts, that which is trapped withing the ice will emerge The once solid permafrost that makes up the tundra is falling apart. New evidence suggests that viruses once thought extinct, or never encountered before, will … Continue reading

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Permafrost no longer perma: Buildings and Infrastructure Collapse as the Arctic Melts

Foundations of far northern infrastructure and coastal erosion all driven by global warming. This is not an earthquake, but one of hundreds of building collapsing into foundations that had been solid for millennia. “…even the deepest permafrost is several degrees … Continue reading

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