19
Aug
2019

The puffy pink seaweed that can stop cows burping methane into the atmosphere

Though methane isn’t nearly as abundant in the atmosphere as carbon dioxide, it is much more effective at trapping heat, making it around 28 times more potent as a greenhouse gas. Methane emissions can come from many sources, including the fertilizer industry, leaky gas facilities, the world’s reservoirs, and also, the bellies of farm animals.

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