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Contaminants which run off from farms and cities, produce dead-zones downstream, where few things can live. It's feared this year's dead zone in the Gulf of Mexico will be the biggest yet. Image by NOAA.
Tuesday, 11 April 2017
Global Warming Could Thaw Far More Permafrost Than Expected, Study Says
Research says more than 40 percent of the frozen tundra could un-freeze if global temperatures continue to rise, scientists. Story here. An exceptionally warm summer in 2004 triggered this 300m long slump associated with thawing permafrost at a national preserve in Alaska. NPS climate change response.