What we talk about when we talk about war (V)

  Permafrost warms, glaciers recede and life that has been dormant is revived – and biodiversity surprises abound. A number of otherwise extinct mosses and lichens have been exposed by the retreat Ellesmere Island’s Teardrop Glacier. A 30,000-year-old virus, benign but previously unknown, was found in ice cores pulled from  Siberian permafrost. Some apprehension is understandable;…

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