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Scientists solve mystery methane source

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Environmental scientists from the OU have discovered that trees growing in the Amazon floodplains surrounding the Amazon River emit as much methane (CH4) into the atmosphere as all of the world’s oceans.

Co-author of the research, which has been published in the journal Nature, Professor of Global Change Ecology, Vincent Gauci, explains:

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