Fast-Warming Arctic Proves Deadly Animals & People

ClimateWire: Migration and feeding is difficult for local reindeer during a critical time of year, as their vegetation food source became encapsulated in ice. In the winter of 2012, the Svalbard archipelago was hit with an extreme weather event of record-breaking heat and rain--a slush avalanche knocked out bridges and roads. Reindeer carcasses littered the landscape, as permafrost warmed and snow-dependent tourism took a major hit. Now, a group of scientists documenting the aftermath of the two-week event......

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