Saviour from the acid swamps

Klaffke, Oliver
March 1999
New Scientist;03/20/99, Vol. 161 Issue 2178, p13
Reports the slowing of global warming by a bacterium that digests methane. Details of the discovery of the bacterium; The issue of a warning by American, German and Russian researchers that the bacterium, found in acidic wetlands, is being poisoned by industrial pollutants; Comments from Werner Liesack, a team member from the Max Planck Institute for Terrestrial Microbiology.


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