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Arctic methane deposits starting to release: Scientists find – Micky News

Frozen methane deposits, also known as the sleeping giants of the carbon cycle. in the Arctic Ocean have started to met down.



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Hazardous amounts of greenhouse gases have been detected in the Laptev Sea near Russia. The dangerous limits go down to 3,500 meters depth. It might be new climate feedback, researchers think.
These contain frozen hydrates, which trap methane gas. When released in the air and inhaled by humans, it can cause catastrophic effects. The methane levels are currently four to eight times higher than normal.
At this moment, there is unlikely to be any major impact on global warming, but the point is that…

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