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Posts tagged permafrost

May 10, 2016


Ibyuk - Canada's Tallest Pingo

Icy Pingos

Pingos are icy mounds that grow upwards from permafrost under the soil.

February 27, 2015


sunset in the Arctic

Arctic Sunlight Can Speed Up the Greenhouse Effect

Global warming has created a feedback loop, wherein Arctic sunlight converts thawing ice into more CO2.

February 20, 2013


campion flower in white against a green background

Ice Age Plant Survives To Modern Day

An arctic plant of the late Pleistocene age, over thirty one thousand years old, is growing again after a long frozen sleep.

April 11, 2006



A World without Snow

According to a climate simulation by researchers at the University of Wisconsin, a snowless world would be both warmer and colder. Here's why.

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