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Termites Cause Global Warming

by | 26th, May 2009

termite-castle HOW many termites does it take to produce the same methne volume as one adult cow? Anorak took that to the reseach fund council and dash! found that the gig has already been taken:

The Australian Government’s effort to comprehensively account for all greenhouse gas emissions has now turned its attention to the tiniest of creatures – termites.

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A CSIRO project in the Top End of the Northern Territory is measuring methane emissions from mound-building termites.

University of Melbourne Phd student Hizbullah Jamali says early results show termites emit very little when compared to animals like cows.

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