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Greenhouse gas 'bookkeeping' turned on its head

For the first time scientists have looked at the net balance of the three major greenhouse gases—carbon dioxide, methane, and nitrous oxide—for every region of Earth's landmasses. They found surprisingly, that human-induced ...

dateMar 09, 2016 in Environment
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New methane organisms discovered

Textbooks on methane-metabolising organisms might have to be rewritten after researchers in a University of Queensland-led international project today (23 October) announced the discovery of two new organisms.

dateOct 23, 2015 in Earth Sciences
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Scientists create low-methane rice

Scientists said Wednesday they had created a rice variety with starchier grains that emits less methane, a step towards the twin goals of feeding more people and curbing global warming.

dateJul 22, 2015 in Environment
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