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As Himalayas thaw, snow leopards scramble for habitat: Q&A with Bikram Shrestha

Snow leopards face a severe prospect of both a shrinking range and fragmented populations as climate change makes their Himalayan homeland less hospitable.

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How much worse will thawing Arctic permafrost make climate change?

Global warming is setting free carbon from life buried long ago in the Arctic's frozen soils, but its impact on the climate crisis is unclear.

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Wildfires trigger long-term permafrost thawing

Researchers used satellite data to trace ground subsidence in a permafrost-rich region in eastern Siberia following a wildfire.
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The remote Arctic town that is melting away

The remote Arctic town that is melting away

As the Arctic loses ice at dramatic rates, people in Qaanaaq, the northernmost town in Greenland, are finding their homes, livelihoods, customs and very survival at risk.
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