The valley at the end of the world – and the magical mysteries we found there

  • Rene Van Der Wal

Press/Media: Articles in 'The Conversation'


The landscape is literally cracking up. Permafrost causes moving rocks, sliding land and wide crevices. This is the remote island of Edgeøya in the High Arctic, where nature clearly rules. Over the summer, I was part of a team of scientists that made a remarkable discovery here. It could teach us a great deal about how the High Arctic is changing and what it means for the rest of the world.

Period1 Dec 2015

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