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Climate change and permafrost thaw alter greenhouse gas emissions in northern wetlands
...e, and scientists are scrambling to understand the pros
and cons when terra firma goes soft. Permafrost serves like a platform underneath vast expanses of northern forests and wetlands that are rooted, literally, in melting permafrost in many northern ecosystems. But rising atmospheric temperatures are ...
Scientists to employ Arctic ice and polar bears to protect diversity of world's crops
...udy for the doomsday vault thoroughly examined the pros
and cons of such a facility in this remote Arctic site. The study concluded that under proper conditions, seeds for most major food crops could remain viable for hundreds of years, while others, including key grains, could survive for thousands of ye...
How to keep a gorilla happy
...tive ways to keep polar bears in zoos happy to the pros
and cons of "carcass feeding" to captive carnivores, an incredible variety of animal enrichment techniques will be discussed by experts from around the world. WHERE: Columbia University's Lerner Hall, 115th St. & Broadway WHEN: Monday Aug. 1st th...
Deeply held values fuel debate over offshore wind power
...uel the debate, as coastal states grapple with the pros
and cons of installing windmills in the sea. The policy scientists' study, "The Offshore Wind Power Debate: Views from Cape Cod," recently was published in the journal Coastal Management. The article is co-authored by graduate students Jonathan Lille...