Methane-producing microbe blooms in permafrost thaw

By: arcticmelt , 9:47 PM GMT on March 10, 2014

http://phys.org/news/2014-03-methane-producing-micr obe-blooms-permafrost.html#jCp In time with the climate warming up, parts of the permafrost in northern Sweden and elsewhere in the world are thawing. An international study published in Nature Communications describes a newly discovered microbe found in the thawing permafrost of a mire in northernmost Sweden. There it flourishes and produces large amounts of greenhouse gases.


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