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Arctic lakes are releasing relatively young carbon, study discovers

When Arctic permafrost soil thaws, Greenhouse Gases are released into the atmosphere, but most of the carbon currently escaping from lakes in northern Alaska is relatively young, according to a new study led by researchers at the University of California, Irvine. Alaska’s North Slope is dotted with a diverse array of lakes. UCI researchers recently learned that the greenhouse gases being emitted by the lakes come from relatively...

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