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Methane and Permafrost

Methane-Eating Bacteria Discovered Deep Beneath Antarctic Ice Sheet

Posted: 08.11.2017 no comments

 

Read the entire article at Newsweek.   Bacteria that eat methane, a greenhouse gas, have been discovered in an Antarctic lake that has been isolated from the atmosphere for thousands of years. Their presence could significantly reduce the potential risk of warming posed by reservoirs of gas locked up in the ice, scientists say.     […]

 

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