Yakutsk – What Happens if the Permafrost Melts

Yakutsk – What Happens if the Permafrost Melts

Yakutsk, the capital of Yakutia, an area six-times the size of France, is a city of 300,000 people. It is entirely built on permafrost which is supposedly melting. This article examines the danger of the permafrost melting and what the people of Yakutsk are doing about it.

 

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