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  • 7 Billion Beasts

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Thawing permafrost releases old greenhouse gas

The thawing permafrost soils in the Arctic regions might contribute to the greenhouse effect in two respects: On the one hand, rising temperatures lead to higher microbial methane production close to the surface. On the other hand, the thawing subsurface opens pathways for old, geologic methane.

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