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Bringing back mammoths

A new startup venture co-founded by gene editing pioneer George Church aims to bring woolly mammoths back to the Arctic. This is not a frivolous “Jurassic Park” scenario, but a genuine attempt to combat climate change in one of Earth’s most vulnerable and important habitats: the Arctic tundra. Even though the Arctic is sparsely populated, it is one of the most important regions on Earth for maintaining a livable planet. That is because its frozen ground holds a vast amount of