Nasta Vanuyto, Yamal Peninsula, Russia

The grounds are constantly frozen where Nasta lives with her family. If the permafrost continues to thaw the organics stored in the ice will decay and produce methane and other greenhouse gases as the ice thaws. Studies show that it has already started to happen. Methane is 23 times more potent than carbon dioxide when it comes to trapping the suns heat.

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67.9657°N, 71.3822°E
The grounds are constantly frozen where Nasta lives with her family. If the [tag permafrost permafrost] continues to thaw the organics stored in the ice will decay and produce methane and other greenhouse gases as the ice thaws. Studies show that it has already started to happen. Methane is 23 times more potent than carbon dioxide when it comes to trapping the suns heat.
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