Sunlight and microbes found in Arctic waters interact to degrade dissolved organic carbon (DOC) that is flushed from thawing Arctic permafrost
soils into surface waters.
Scientists have warned about yet another side effect of global warming - trapped in the permafrost
of Northern Hemisphere lies more than twice the amount of mercury in the rest of the earth.
USA], Feb 6 (ANI): Scientists have discovered massive reserves of mercury hidden in permafrost
NEW ORLEANS Permafrost
in the Arctic is thawing at a faster clip, according to a new report released Tuesday.
The soil in Svalbard--located about 800 miles from the North Pole--is permafrost
that has always stayed frozen year round and was expected to help preserve the seeds in their underground storage containers.
By: Egypt Today staff CAIRO -- 8 August 2017: Russian scientists have discovered on Monday a unique 12th century mummy that had been buried in permafrost
soil in Siberia and named it called the Polar Princess which was buried in permafrost
soil in the 12th century.
has been reigning undisturbed since the last ice age.
Snaking across the forests, swamps and permafrost
of eastern Siberia, Gazprom's 3,000km-long pipeline is inching its way to the Chinese border to seal a $400 billion gas pact that will bind together the world's largest energy exporter and consumer.
New analysis by satellite and helicopter shows gas pipelines run right over swelling tundra which is deeply unstable due to the release of underground methane that had been frozen in permafrost
- now thawing - for thousands of years, revealed Russia's leading expert on the new phenomenon, Professor Vasily Bogoyavlensky.
So the permafrost
that is slowly getting warmer, these bodies are coming out and they're taking the genetic material and then they are synthesizing it and they're placing [it] into the cells of an Asian elephant so that an Asian elephant gives birth to a woolly mammoth," Mezrich said on "CBS This Morning: Saturday.
Norway is repairing the entrance of a 'doomsday' seed vault on an Arctic island after an unexpected thaw of permafrost
let water into a building meant as a deep freeze to safeguard the world's food supplies.
The cup had probably been in the permafrost
for a millennium, but the piercing wind in an area where the permafrost
is now melting exposed it when a researcher doing work on the permafrost
, not an archaeologist, happened by.