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Messing with Nature: China Melting the Permafrost to Create Forests in Tibet

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China will use solar power to melt the permafrost in Nagqu, a near-polar climate in Tibet, so that trees can grow in the region. Nagqu is known for its extremely diverse wildlife, but extreme cold is believed to be the reason why trees cannot grow. According to the state-run People’s Liberation Army Daily news outlet, the absence of trees is causing mental breakdowns in Chinese military personnel... 
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