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Algae Key to Lakes’ Ability to Lower Methane Emissions

Methane emissions are strongly reduced in lakes with anoxic bottom waters. But – contrary to what has previously been assumed – methane removal is not because of archaea or anaerobic bacteria. A new study on Lake Cadagno shows that the microorganisms responsible are aerobic proteobacteria. Continue reading Algae Key to Lakes’ Ability to Lower Methane Emissions