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Thursday, 28 July 2016

Massive Methane Releases In Siberian Tundra


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 Taimyr crater

Trembling tundra - the latest weird phenomenon in Siberia's land of craters



Earth is moving as 'leaking methane gas due to global warming causes surface to bubble' in a new phenomenon.


This extraordinary sight - in a video filmed of the tundra on remote Belyy Island in the Kara Sea off the Yamal Peninsula coastline - was witnessed by a scientific research expedition. Researchers Alexander Sokolov and Dorothee Ehrich spotted 15 patches of trembling or bubbling grass-covered ground.
When punctured they emitted methane and carbon dioxide, according to measurements, although so far no details have been given. The reason is as yet unclear, but one possible explanation of the phenomenon is abnormal heat that caused permafrost to thaw, releasing gases.
Alexander Sokolov said that this summer is unusually hot on the Arctic island, a sign of which is polar bears moving from the frozen sea to the island.


WATCH VIRAL VIDEO 

Amazing Methane Bubbles From Tundra


Trembling tundra - the latest weird phenomenon in Siberia's land of craters

https://youtu.be/06Xc3LtZRWo



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How Extrajudicial Executions Became Policy in Washington 

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The Trojan Drone: An Illegal Military Strategy Disguised As Technological Advance 

The technical advances embodied in drone technology distract us from a more fundamental change in military strategy. The US has now embraced extrajudicial executions on foreign soil.

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