This Is What It’s Like to Watch the Arctic Die
There is no talk of international intrigue among people living and working in the Arctic, only dread of what a warming planet might mean.
Craig S. Smith
This 40,000-Year-Old Wolf Head Was Found in Siberian Permafrost
Permafrost thaw is causing a surge of incredible paleontological discoveries. It’s also one of the most dangerous byproducts of the climate crisis.
Arctic Warming Will Cost At Least $24 Trillion More Than We Thought, Study Finds
The economic losses of climate change, both past and future, are outlined in two new studies this week.
Scientists Reawaken Cells From a 28,000-Year-Old Mammoth
Yuka the woolly mammoth died a long time ago, but scientists gave her cells a short second life in mouse egg cells.
Mammoth Tusks Found in Melting Permafrost Are Being Sold as 'Ivory'
Scientists found that a number of ivory trinkets sold in Cambodia were actually made from mammoth.
Arctic Towns, Railways, and Pipelines At Risk of Permafrost Thaw Damage
About 45 percent of globally important oil and gas fields in the Russian Arctic are located in zones made hazardous by permafrost melt, scientists said.
Melting Permafrost Reveals Gnarly 30,000-Year-Old Baby Horse
“This is the first find in the world of a prehistoric horse of such a young age and with such an amazing level of preservation.”