Peter Griffin posted in effluent • emissions • methane • methanotrophs • new zealand on August 24th, 2009.
In the fight to reduce New Zealand’s methane emissions, some tiny organisms could be major contenders. Eloise Gibson of the NZ Herald reports that methanotrophs – bacteria which consume methane – are being cultured from volcanic soils on the top of Taupo District Council’s landfill. Already used in landfills, the hope is that these bacteria […]
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