Great images of the melting permafrost with surprisingly no mention of the methane and carbon released as the permafrost melts. 20% of the land mass in the Northern Hemisphere is permafrost.
All of that CO2 and CH4 will soon be released into our warming atmosphere:
‘Frontier Scientists joins Jason Dobkowski at his research site on the shores of Wolverine Lake in Alaska’s remote North Slope. He’s studying thermokarst, the destabilized and shifted ground that appears where permafrost fails. Thermokarst on the shore of Wolverine Lake is on the move.’ Article continues here: ‘Thermokarst: Melting Permafrost at Wolverine Lake‘.