Livestock methane emissions tackled by Western Australian company with ‘inorganic bioactives’

May 17th, 2022

ABC Online, Other, 16/05/2022, Richard Hudson and Joanna Prendergast
A Western Australian company claims to have produced bioactives in a laboratory that could reduce livestock methane emissions by up to 95 per cent. Climate technology company Rumin8 wanted to produce livestock supplements containing laboratory-manufactured bioactives that occurred naturally in red asparagopsis seaweed. […] In 2019, the CSIRO found the common Australian red seaweeds (Asparagopsis taxiformis and Asparagopsis armata) virtually eliminated methane emissions in cattle and sheep when fed as a dietary additive in low doses.

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