Giant "gate to hell" crater opens up in Russian town
Footage of the incident shows a house teetering on the edge of the 100-foot-wide crater.
Fact Check: Is "zombie" virus woken after 48,500 years threat to humanity?
Twitter users have described the revived viruses as a "Pandora's Box" of infectious disease, but do these viruses really pose any threat to human health?
Ancient viruses trapped in permafrost for thousands of years are waking up
As global temperatures continue to rise, the Arctic could become a fertile breeding ground for future pandemics.
Himalayan plateau is about to fall apart due to thawing permafrost
Researchers have found huge swathes of infrastructure across the 970,000 square mile area will be at risk by 2050.
NASA Warns Methane Is Being Belched From Newly Formed Lakes
These lakes form because warm temperatures in the Arctic are melting the permafrost.
The Arctic Lakes Where Methane Makes Water Roar in a Violent Rolling Boil
"We are standing at the threshold," Katey Walter Anthony, who has spent her career understanding methane emissions, told Newsweek.
Giant, 90ft Deep Craters Are Appearing on the Arctic Seafloor
Scientists say permafrost below Canada's Beaufort Sea is thawing as a result of glacier retreat from the last ice age.
Beavers March North Into Arctic: 'Tundra Be Dammed'
Beavers are significantly impacting the landscape and releasing greenhouse gasses through their pond-building activities.
Another Giant Crater Appears on Siberia's Arctic Tundra
Latest depression formed as a result of permafrost thaw after the region saw record temperatures and wildfires.
'As if The Earth Was Breathing': Siberia Crater Before Explosion
A woman who had visited a "heave mound" before an explosion almost became the "first victim" of the geological event, a scientist studying the crater said.
Giant Crater in Siberia May Have Exploded From Climate Change Cryovolcanism
A scientist studying the crater in the remote Yamal peninsula also said it has just a few years to "live."
Enormous, 165 Ft Deep Crater Opens on Siberia's Arctic Tundra
The crater is believed to have formed through an explosion after a build-up of methane underground.
Siberia's 'Gateway to the Underworld' Megaslump Could Become One of Many
Craters like Batagay form as a result of thermokarst, where the ice locked inside permafrost melts, reducing ground strength.
Siberia Wildfire Smoke Chokes Alaska as Heatwave Causes Irreversible Damage
Greenpeace estimates over 19 million hectares of land—an area bigger than Greece—has burned since the start of 2020.
As Siberia's Coldest Regions Burn, the 'Gateway to the Underworld' Grows
The Arctic has experienced unprecedented temperatures, which has been largely attributed to climate change.
Study: Most of World's Permafrost Could Be Preserved Until 2100 By Horses
First model experiments suggest that by increasing the number of large herbivores in the Arctic, we could slow down permafrost thawing.
Melting Glaciers and Thawing Permafrost Could Release Ancient Viruses
Researchers have detected novel viruses in samples of glacial ice, suggesting global heating could lead to the re-emergence of historic pathogens. But the science is uncertain.
Rapid Permafrost Thaw in Arctic Is Causing Land to 'Swallow Snowmobiles'
Permafrost is ground that remains frozen for a period of two or more years.
Methane Hotspots Where the Siberian Arctic Sea 'Boils' Studied by Scientist
Researchers found these regions of the eastern Arctic Ocean are relatively rare, which is "good news" for the climate.
Restoring Arctic to Time When Mammoths Roamed Could Protect It | Opinion
The next decades, partly as a result of our inaction over the past ones, are crucial to mitigate climate warming. It is time to embrace innovative and proactive new experiments.
New Method of Extracting Methane Is 'double Dividend' in Environment Safety
A method of extracting methane recently described in Scientific Reports could turn permafrost hydrate reservoirs into carbon sinks.
Video Shows Sea 'Violently Boiling' with Methane Bubbles in Siberia
Scientists used buckets to scoop out methane bubbles from a spot in the Arctic sea.
Sea 'Boiling' with Methane in Siberia is Unlike Anything Seen Before
The researchers were able to scoop the bubbling water out of the sea with buckets.
IPCC Report: Huge Consequences of Climate Change for 'Nature and Humanity'
Phillip Williamson, lead author for the ocean chapter of the report, told Newsweek: "Our planet won't be the same again."
Global Warming Could Make Alaskan Microbes Release More Greenhouse Gases
"We saw that microbial communities respond quite rapidly—within four or five years—to even modest levels of warming," said an author of the study.
Permafrost Thaw to Topple Buildings in Arctic by 2050
Four million people living in the Arctic permafrost area will be affected by damage to infrastructure.
Arctic Permafrost is Leaking Acid, Dissolving Rocks
Thawing permafrost is releasing more carbon dioxide than previously thought.
NASA Has Discovered Arctic Lakes Bubbling With Methane
The permafrost beneath certain lakes is thawing rapidly, which will release a significant amount of methane into the atmosphere.
Scientists Are Trying to Clone an Extinct Horse
Cloning the horse is one step towards cloning a mammoth, researchers say.
Extinct 40,000-Year-Old Baby Horse Dug Up in Siberia
The foal was discovered in the ice of Siberia's "mouth of hell."