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Russia may lose 30% of permafrost by 2050

Russia's vast permafrost areas may shrink by a third by the middle of the century due to global warming, endangering infrastructure in the Arctic zone, an emergencies ministry official said Friday.

dateJul 29, 2011 in Earth Sciences
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Taking a Bite of Antarctic Ice

Scientists with NASA’s IceBite project are heading this week for University Valley, a hanging valley perched more than 1600 feet (more than 1 mile) above sea level in Antarctica’s McMurdo Dry Valleys. ...

dateNov 16, 2009 in Space Exploration
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