Thursday, February 16, 2017


Do your research and find out what exactly permafrost is, how it is formed and the serious implications of its thawing.  When you are ready, write an essay in which set out the problem and discuss the potential effects.
Refer to my second blog, The Essay Archive, for sample essays:  
Familiarize yourself with the issue
·         Arctic permafrost and Methane
 Reading material to make notes on
·         Permafrost in a warming world
·         Climate threat: thawing tundra releases infected corpses
·         Anthrax outbreak in Russia thought to be result of thawing permafrost
Videos to watch and take notes from
·         Permafrost – What is it?
·         Permafrost: The ticking time bomb

·         Alaska’s thawing permafrost

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