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BBC - Earth - There Are Diseases Hidden in Ice, and They Are Waking Up


Science & Tech  (tags: Climate Change, Permafrost, Pathogens, discovery, environment, science, technology, research, world, climate, ancient, health, history, medicine )

Cat
- 170 days ago - bbc.com
In a word, terrifying. Long-dormant bacteria and viruses, trapped in ice and permafrost for centuries, are reviving as Earth's climate warms



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David C (196)
Friday May 5, 2017, 3:13 pm
stopping climate change destruction would be pro-life......to everyone , but the GOP
 

Philippa Powers (10)
Friday May 5, 2017, 4:31 pm
Noted. Thanks, Cat. This is scary stuff!
 

Animae C (517)
Friday May 5, 2017, 7:07 pm
Yup i learnt that in high school many decades ago, why didn't the GOP's!?
 

Ed Site Issues V (195)
Saturday May 6, 2017, 10:30 am
Noted, Thanks
 

Lenore K (0)
Saturday May 6, 2017, 12:07 pm
ok
 

Barb SiteIssues V (201)
Saturday May 6, 2017, 2:31 pm
Noted, Thank you
 

John B (185)
Saturday May 6, 2017, 4:29 pm
Thanks Cat for sharing the link to the very informative article by Jasmin Fox-Skelly. Scary to say the least. One more reason to battle climate change.
Noted.
 

Freya H (361)
Saturday May 6, 2017, 8:37 pm
Humanity's chickens are coming home to roost. Some of these emergent diseases could result in fearful pandemics. And the Imp of the Perverse within me grins ear to ear and snickers wickedly.
 

Lindsay K (6)
Sunday May 7, 2017, 7:32 am
Noted, thanks for sharing. This sounds like something from Doctor Who, but it's real!
 

Lenore K (0)
Sunday May 7, 2017, 3:31 pm
ok
 
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