Newly Forming Permafrost May Not Survive Century’s End

Alaska Public Media: Scientists are announcing a surprising find from the arctic: new permafrost is still forming. But it is unlikely to survive beyond the end of the century. That’s according to a new study out this week in the publication Geophysical Research Letters. Researchers made the discovery at a lake in Alaska’s Eastern Interior. Twelvemile Lake, southwest of Fort Yukon is disappearing. Over the last three decades, scientists say the lake has lost 15 feet of water. “Across the arctic, there’s a lot of......

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