Cows, goats, and sheep require symbiotic microbes to help digest the plant biomass that they eat, and some of these microbes make methane.
Fact or fiction: Scientists may have found a way to power a rocket using poop. Fact!
You may already know that the earth stores lots of carbon in different places, like the in the ocean and plants. But are there any other major carbon stores?
"A Fresh Breath of Methane" on this Moment of Science.
When it comes to ocean life, you might assume that the real action occurs down in the depths. After all, that’s where sharks, whales, octopi and other stars of sea do their thing, not to mention the truly weird and wonderful creatures that inhabit the ocean floor.