Cows fed small amount of seaweed burp 86 per cent less methane in trial

March 19th, 2021

ABC Online, Other, 18/03/2021, Nick Kilvert
Feeding cattle a small amount of a seaweed species found in Australia has been shown to reduce their methane emissions by up to 86 per cent. Key points: Red seaweed contains a compound that can reduce the production of methane Proponents say it could be the equivalent of removing 100 million cars from the road if adopted by the agriculture industry […] The result is a reduction in methane emissions that is unparalleled, said Rob Kinley of the CSIRO and chief scientist of Future Feed.

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