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Study: Climate-cooling Arctic lakes soak up greenhouse gases


July 16, 2014

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New University of Alaska Fairbanks research indicates that arctic thermokarst lakes stabilize climate change by storing more greenhouse gases than they emit into the atmosphere. Full Story

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