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Story Publication logo December 9, 2015

Thawing Permafrost Across the Arctic, in Pictures

Image by Eli Kintisch. Russia, 2015.

The arctic is warming twice as fast as the rest of the planet. This project explores how the soil in...


Permafrost is thawing all over the Arctic. Eli Kintisch spent a month in the summer of 2015 exploring the implications of the thawing ground in Siberia and Alaska. Researchers on both sides of the Bering strait are struggling to understand the implications for their communities—and the planet.


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Environment and Climate Change

Environment and Climate Change

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