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The so-called “doomsday vault” located on the Norwegian archipelago of Svalbard has received its first delivery of forest tree species seeds – a Norway spruce and a Scots pine.
Natural processes, not global warming, are primarily to blame for the dissolution of the fragile, ice-like solid fuel substances known as methane hydrates, according to new research published online Thursday in the journal Science.
An international team of researchers has calculated the risk of bringing in a new species in Arctic waters for the first time.
Scientists have known that climate change affects the population dynamics of single species, such as reindeer or caribou, but the effects of such climate change at the community level have been much harder to document and quantify.
Though Mars is 140 million miles away, it shares some similarities with Earth. Some of its landforms, for existence, closely resemble regions found here on Earth.
- Emitting flashes of light; glittering.