Canada: Permafrost rapidly deteriorating in northern Quebec: Study

Canwest News Service: The thawing and decay of telltale, reddish mounds along the eastern shore of James Bay have led a team of Quebec researchers to conclude that the region's permafrost line has moved rapidly northward -- about 130 km in just 50 years -- as part of a broader transformation of Canada's sub-Arctic frontier in the age of climate change. And the University of Laval researchers are warning that "if the trend continues, permafrost in the region will completely disappear in the near ......

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