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Coastal mud as key to climate cooling

New research here at UEA suggests that bacteria found in muddy coastal areas may help to cool down the Earth’s temperature. Professor Jonathan Todd and his team found that microorganisms break down DMSP (Dimethylsulfoniopropionate) to release the climate cooling gas DMS (Dimethylsulfide), which also gives the coast its recognisable seaside smell.

17/09/2019

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