Category Archives: melting Arctic ice

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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A Torrent of Plastic Waste Released By Rapidly Melting Arctic

1 Trillion Pieces of Plastic Trash Flow Into The Ocean Microplastic “legacy” is frozen into Arctic sea ice You’ve no doubt heard the tales in passing of the Great Pacific Garbage Patch, a huge vortex of decaying, toxic plastic consumer … Continue reading

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