Permafrost In Swedish Peatlands is Thawing

Sweden is reporting thawing of permafrost in its Northern lowlands. The researchers blame warmer summers and more winter precipitation. Abisko, the area that is affected, is known for its peat mires. The ground has become unstable and there’s danger of collapse. Sweden is not the only country in the Northern hemisphere which has permafrost on its soil. Roughly 25 percent…

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