Permafrost

Suspicion

Charming scoundrel Johnnie Aysgarth (Cary Grant) woos wealthy but plain Lina McLaidlaw (Joan Fontaine), who runs away with him despite the warnings …

Hot Springs

New Aeolus Mission Will Use a Laser to Monitor Earth's Winds (Video)

After more than 16 years of development and a 12-day journey across an ocean, the European Space Agency's newest wind-monitoring satellite will …

European Space Agency

Genomic-centric view of carbon processing in thawing permafrost | Nature Research Microbiology Community

Over recent decades, palsas in northern Scandinavia have been shrinking. As the once-frozen soil, a rich source of carbon, thaws, the hummocks …

The Arctic

Figure 3: Nature

Figure 3: Nature<p>Fig. 3: <i>Ca</i>. ‘Acidiflorens’ geochemical correlations and metabolic reconstruction.<p>From: Genome-centric view of carbon processing in …

Metabolism

Yeti Tank

Portable ice bucket the Yeti Tank is so much more than just a pail. The super durable construction boasts PermaFrost insulation and a No Sweat design …

Camping

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NATURE PODCAST<p>Listen to the latest science news, brought to you by Benjamin Thompson and Noah Baker.<p>Subscribe<p>iTunesAcastRSS<p>This week, tougher DNA …

Chemistry

Scientists lack vital knowledge on rapid Arctic climate change

Arctic climate change research relies on field measurements and samples that are too scarce, and patchy at best, according to a comprehensive review …

Global Warming

Date Set for Development of Yamal’s Kharasaveyskoye Field

Gazprom has announced that full-scale development of the Kharasaveyskoye field will begin in 2019.<p>Kharasaveyskoye is located north of …

Water

Trump Kills Science – Nature Strikes Back

Photo by Edward Palmquist | CC BY 2.0The Trump administration’s every move is marked with a strange creepiness as well as confusing messages that can …

Liberal View

Thawing permafrost microbiomes fuel climate change

A University of Queensland-led international study could lead to more accurate predictions or the rate of global warming from greenhouse gas …

Global Warming

Getting to know the microbes that drive climate change: Genetic details could improve predictions, guide efforts to slow damage

Genetic details could improve predictions, guide efforts to slow damage<p>A new understanding of the microbes and viruses in the thawing permafrost in …

Ohio State University

Getting to know the microbes that drive climate change

Genetic details could improve predictions, guide efforts to slow damage<p>COLUMBUS, Ohio - A new understanding of the microbes and viruses in the …

Biology

Permafrost and Wetland Emissions Could Cut 1.5°C Carbon Budget ‘by Five Years’

By Robert McSweeney<p>Emissions of CO2 and methane from wetlands and thawing permafrost as the climate warms could cut the "carbon budget" for the Paris …

Climate Change

Across China: Remote sensing identifies permafrost risks on Qinghai-Tibet Plateau - Xinhua

LANZHOU, July 10 (Xinhua) -- Chinese scientists are using unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) and thermal infrared remote-sensing technology to monitor …

News (China)

Study reveals what natural greenhouse emissions from wetlands and permafrosts mean for Paris Agreement targets

Global fossil fuel emissions would have to be reduced by as much as 20% more than previous estimates to achieve the Paris Agreement targets, because …

Fossil Fuels

Carbon budgets for 1.5 and 2 °C targets lowered by natural wetland and permafrost feedbacks

Article | Published: 09 July 2018<p>Edward Comyn-Platt ORCID: orcid.org/0000-0001-7821-4998,<br>• Garry Hayman ORCID: orcid.org/0000-0003-3825-4156,<br>• Chris …

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The Arctic is melting — putting thousands of archeological sites at risk

This week, heat records have been set all over the world and the Arctic is not immune. Sea ice there has been melting at record rates, and climate …

The Arctic

Plagues from the Permafrost: Will Thawing Ice Bring Back the Curse of the Mummy’s Tomb? | American Council on Science and Health

Nearly a century ago, Lord Carnavon, who attended the opening of King Tut’s Tomb, died shortly afterwards, in April 1923. At the time, the …

Archaeology

Study examines the impact of thawing frozen carbon on the Arctic Ocean

Dr. Mann explained: "When people think of big carbon stores they usually consider forests or maybe atmospheric CO2, yet these pools are absolutely …

Global Warming

Something Stirs: What Will Happen as Permafrost Thaws?

Homes are sinking and trees are tipping over in Alaska. Mammoth bones are surfacing in the Russian Far East — so many that people have begun selling …

Global Warming

'Mammoth pirates' spend months in the Siberian wilderness trying to strike it rich -- take a look

Summertime brings tuskers to Russia's Arctic North, where mammoth skeletons have been perfectly preserved under frozen ground, or permafrost, for …

Radio Free Europe

Dahr Jamail | From Rising Seas to Walruses, the Arctic's Endangerment Affects Us All

A ringed seal pup finds shelter on ice. Ringed seals, like many Arctic mammals, depend on sea ice to survive – ice that is swiftly disappearing. …

Global Warming

Tundra Golf Classic: Golf Like You Have Never Played

Alaskan Matthew Lightner explains the Tundra Golf Classic where they move around artificial greens between rounds, use paint cans holes, and special …

Golf

Years after fires in Alaska's boreal forests, the soils beneath showed dramatic warmth and carbon loss

Two years after severe wildfires burned through the boreal forest of interior Alaska, the ground held heat but had lost two-thirds of its carbon, a …

The Arctic

Oil Companies in Alaska Refreeze Melting Permafrost to Keep Drilling

With the ground literally melting beneath them, the State of Alaska has a novel approach to deal with climate change; drill for more oil! Why the …

Global Warming

Dispersal limitation and thermodynamic constraints govern spatial structure of permafrost microbial communities | FEMS Microbiology Ecology

Understanding drivers of permafrost microbial community composition is critical for understanding permafrost microbiology and predicting ecosystem …

Ecology

Oil Industry Copes With Climate Impacts As Permafrost Thaws

Oil operations in Alaska are specially designed for freezing conditions. But as the climate changes, the state is warming twice as fast as the rest of the country. That poses a challenge for the oil industry, and a boon for Alaska businesses that are creating products to help it cope.<p>Brian Shumaker …

Science

The race to save Arctic cities

In Russia, buildings are sagging and crumbling. In Greenland, a wildfire broke out last year. And in Alaska, entire villages may be relocated because …

Global Warming

How Climate Change Will Make Pollution Even Worse

Pollution has existed as long as humans have. Early hunters and gatherers discharged bones and stones after a meal. In antiquity, the garbage of large cities was disposed of in landfills outside the city limits. With the industrial revolution, the invention of plastic in 1907 and mass production of …

Pollution

Long-term in situ permafrost thaw effects on bacterial communities and potential aerobic respiration

Article |<p>Open | Published: 06 June 2018<p>Sylvain Monteux ORCID: orcid.org/0000-0001-9923-2036,<br>• James T. Weedon ORCID: …

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