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March 18, 2020 - Newsweek

Most Of The World's Permafrost Could Be Preserved Until 2100 By Horses, Reindeer And Bison, Study Suggests

Most Of The World's Permafrost Could Be Preserved Until 2100 By Horses, Reindeer And Bison, Study Suggests
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Horses, bison and other large herbivores could be used to help save most of the world's remaining permafrost and reduce thaw with their feet, say scientists writing in Scientific Reports.

A preliminary study inspired by experiments in Siberia involving herds of horses, bison and reindeer used computer models to calculate how much permafrost could be saved if the Arctic circle was repopulated with large herbivores. Their research suggests 80 percent of the world's permafrost could be preserved until 2100 with animal intervention.

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