Viruses trapped in permafrost for thousands of years could potentially thaw out and infect modern humans.
Scientists have been studying an incredibly well-preserved bear that was found in the Siberian permafrost.
A phenomenon that made headlines back in 2014 has resurfaced in the form of a new 164-foot crater in Siberia.
The incredibly well-preserved remains of a prehistoric canine have been recovered from the permafrost.
Russian scientists claim that they have successfully revived ancient worms that were frozen in permafrost.
Norway's Svalbard Global Seed Vault has been breached by water flooding in through the entrance.
The unseasonably warmer weather appears to be having an adverse effect on the Siberian permafrost.
A giant virus discovered frozen beneath the tundra has been revived after more than 30,000 years.
Two new unexplained craters have now been discovered in the permafrost of Russia's far north.
A mysterious virus dating back 30,000 years has been discovered frozen in the Siberian permafrost.
A new study suggests that if the temperatures rises another 1.5C the permafrost could melt completely.
Large quantities of greenhouse gases could be released in to the atmosphere over the next century.
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