An "ecological landslide that is probably irreversible and is undoubtedly connected to climatic warming".
"This is a big deal because you can't put the permafrost back once it's gone."
"The assumption has been that we wouldn't see these kinds of changes until the world is a little warmer, but this suggests we're running out of time."
That makes me wish we had put more thought into the last hundred years. I guess all the SUVs and Waverunners weren't such a great idea, eh? At least my condo in Kamchakta is going to start looking a lot more attractive.
This image was originally posted at Ólafur Ingólfsson