Scientists are warning that long dormant diseases might make a comeback. Climate change has caused the permafrost to melt in areas where disease-causing germs may have been buried.
Scientists point out that the fast rate of permafrost thawing would impact the north slope and the whole world.
The conversion of permafrost into carbon is a cause of concern among scientists due to global climate change.
Permafrost thawing releases large quantities of greenhouse gases into the atmosphere via plants, according to a new study.