As Earth Warms, Old Mayhem and Secrets Emerge From the Ice

Climate change is revealing long-frozen artifacts and animals to archaeologists. But the window for study is slender and shrinking.,

A mask belonging to the Yup'ik people of Alaska emerging from the permafrost. It is one of more than 100,000 artifacts retrieved from Nunalleq, the site of a village that was attacked by rivals 350 years ago.
A mask belonging to the Yup’ik people of Alaska emerging from the permafrost. It is one of more than 100,000 artifacts retrieved from Nunalleq, the site of a village that was attacked by rivals 350 years ago.Credit…University of Aberdeen

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As Earth Warms, Old Mayhem and Secrets Emerge From the Ice

Climate change is revealing long-frozen artifacts and animals to archaeologists. But the window for study is slender and shrinking.

A mask belonging to the Yup’ik people of Alaska emerging from the permafrost. It is one of more than 100,000 artifacts retrieved from Nunalleq, the site of a village that was attacked by rivals 350 years ago.Credit…University of Aberdeen

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