siberia

explosions

VIDEO: A Russian Military Depot With 40,000 Artillery Shells Just Violently Exploded

A state of emergency has been declared in the city of Achinsk
Emma Ockerman
8.6.19
climate change

Why the Arctic Fires Are So Bad for the Planet (Aside from the Actual Flames)

The fires could create a feedback loop that only worsens the effects of climate change and leads to more fires.
Alex Lubben
8.2.19
wild fires

Over 15,000 Square Miles of Siberia Are on Fire and It's “a Global Ecological Catastrophe”

Some 46,000 square miles of Siberia have been destroyed, Arctic ice melt is accelerating, and the smoke is choking Russian cities.
David Gilbert
8.1.19
tech-science

Scientist Is Pretty Sure Revived Nematodes Are Actually 41,000-Years Old

But skeptics say more research is needed to confirm that soil samples were not contaminated by younger worms.
Becky Ferreira
7.16.19
Instagram

Instagram Users Are Flocking to This Beautiful Chemical Waste Dump in Siberia

A polluted lake in the Siberian city of Novosibirsk has become a popular Russian social media destination.
Sarah Emerson
7.11.19
tech-science

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.
Becky Ferreira
6.13.19
Science

Siberia Could Become More Habitable Due to the Climate Crisis, Scientists Find

The climate will become milder across Asian Russia by the 2080s, making it way easier to live there.
Sarah Krichel
6.6.19
Sports

Competitive Slapping Is the World’s Greatest Sport

You do not want to get into a slap fight with the Russian man known as Dumpling.
Mack Lamoureux
3.21.19
Motherboard

Toxic Black Snow Is Covering Towns in Siberia

“The future of our children is terrifying.”
Sarah Emerson
2.19.19
Motherboard

What Happens if the Magnetic North Pole Keeps Rushing Toward Siberia?

On Monday, the World Magnetic Model was updated to account for the north pole’s eccentric behavior, after a delay caused by the US federal shutdown.
Becky Ferreira
2.5.19
Unicorns

Climate Change Killed the ‘Siberian Unicorn,’ Study Says

This Eurasian giant weighed 7,700 pounds and likely had the largest horn of any rhino, extinct or living.
Becky Ferreira
11.28.18
extinctions

Earth's Deadliest Mass Extinction Was Driven by Toxic Volcano Plumes

Mother Earth can be crueler than Thanos when she wants to be.
Becky Ferreira
8.27.18
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