Saturday, March 24, 2007

Pill to help reduce green house gas release

Nearly everyone must have heard about green house gases (carbon dioxide, methane, etc.) and increase in concentration of green house gases lead to global warming. Many has tagged global warming as the biggest environmental challenge of the century.

One of the green house gases - methane, is released when cow feeding on grass burbs. This contribute 4% of the greenhouse gas emissions. Scientists have estimated that the methane gas in the atmosphere has increased 600% over the past 50 years.

German scientist has recently announced the invention of a pill to reduce burping by cows which release methane. The pill, a fist sized tablet contain microbiotic substances which slowly dissolve in the cow's stomach over several months and uses the methane to produce glucose instead of burping it out. This would also helps the cow in producing more milk.

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1 comments:

John Cena said...

Thanks for this share. I really appreciate you for posting it. Just because of Global Warming we are suffering from several adversities like Tsunami,Tornado Damage, Storm etc. And in coming years situation can become worst. So lets start working together to protect our environment from further damages.