Tagged With Permafrost

The carcass of a young woolly rhinoceros that died thousands of years ago was found almost perfectly preserved in the Siberia permafrost. Researchers even found the animal's horn.


A 57,000-year-old mummified wolf pup was found in Yukon permafrost. It's so well-preserved that everything but the eyes is intact.


The carcass of an extinct cave bear thought to be over 22,000 years old was discovered in remote Siberia — the only find of its kind



Deep below Alaskan ice, tiny life forms went untouched for 50,000 years. Scientists are probing them to improve the hunt for aliens.


A 40,000-year-old severed wolf's head was discovered in Siberia


A frozen chunk of land that scientists thought would never thaw is melting -- and the effects could be catastrophic



Ancient, giant viruses are being unearthed in Arctic ice that's at risk of melting


Northern Alaskan lakes are leaking a greenhouse gas that's 84 times more potent than carbon dioxide


The ground in Siberia is turning into a trampoline and we should all be worried


Climate change is causing Arctic microbes to be more active and increase the thawing of permafrost