Thursday, 31 May 2018

Environmental news this week...

A surprising find to reduce methane emissions...

Feeding cows seaweed cuts 99% of greenhouse gas emissions from their burps. Now, scientists in California are hoping to help farmers meet strict new emissions targets by performing the first ever tests of seaweed feed in live dairy cows.

(From: The Independent )


We were surprised and sad to see that illegally cutting down trees is happening to a huge scale in Europe..

Romania breaks up alleged €25m illegal logging ring

Security forces launch raids linked to deforestation in the Carpathian mountains, home to some of Europe’s last virgin forest. Romania’s security forces have mounted a series of raids to break up an alleged €25m illegal logging ring, in what is believed to be the largest operation of its kind yet seen in Europe.

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