Massive Blobs of ‘Fire Ice’ Lurks Beneath the Ocean. We Know Almost Nothing About Them.

Frozen bubbles of methane locked beneath Lake Baikal. BELLEVUE, Wash. — There’s a giant trove of frozen methane, or “fire ice,” locked beneath our ocean’s surface. If released, it could trigger tsunamis, landslides and release huge amounts of carbon into our already-warming atmosphere. But we have almost no idea how much there is or where […]