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Though DNA degrades into shorter strings of genetic material over time, making it difficult to handle and piece together, cold permafrost helps to protect genetic information from rapidly falling apart.The oldest animal DNA ever recovered reveals mammoths’ evolution|Erin Garcia de Jesus|February 17, 2021|Science News
The most loving thing I ever saw my father do for my mother was getting up before dawn in the permafrost of February to warm up her car.A Love Letter For All the Days After Valentine's Day|Susanna Schrobsdorff|February 14, 2021|Time
Thawing that permafrost will now release a large share of that carbon into the air, she adds, “which can create additional climate change.”
“The amount of carbon that is stored in permafrost is immense,” Neilson notes.
Sagging permafrost led to the tank spilling oil, which polluted the Ambarnaya River.Siberian heat wave that caused an oil spill made more likely by climate change|Carolyn Gramling|August 13, 2020|Science News For Students
I was sitting so low, even the permafrost-stunted spruce trees towered over me.
I wondered what would happen to the trees if some of the permafrost melted, allowing roots to expand in longer growing seasons.
The reason: frozen permafrost that once contained the lake water (like cement contains a swimming pool) had melted.