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Permafrost collapse is accelerating carbon release

Soil erosion due to permafrost thaw in the Batagaika crater in eastern Siberia

The Batagaika crater in eastern Russia was formed when land began to sink in the 1960s owing to thawing permafrost. Credit: Yuri Kozyrev/NOOR/eyevine

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Nature 569, 32-34 (2019)


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