Huge New Methane Blowholes in Siberia Have Scientists Worried Climate Change Is to Blame

By Anastasia Pantsios

The large methane-filled blowholes that were discovered in Siberia last summer seem to be more numerous than originally thought, with four giant new craters, along with clusters of smaller ones, found in the permafrost in northern Russia. The new holes were discovered in the same general vicinity as the original three, on the Yamal Peninsula.


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