Alaska’s newest lakes are belching methane

Methane bubbles appear on the surface of Big Trail Lake. Credit: NASA / Sofie Bates “This lake wasn’t here 50 years ago.” Katey Walter Anthony, an ecologist at the University of Alaska-Fairbanks, dips her paddle into the water as her kayak glides across the lake. “Years ago, the ground was about three meters taller and … Read more