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Is It Time We Start Saying the E Word? By Pakalolo
Science & Tech  (tags: extinction, the 6th mass extinction, earth, sea life, dinasaurs, co2, methane, ecosystems, environment )

Nancy
- 121 days ago - dailykos.com
There has been five mass extinctions in our planets history due to either asteroid impacts, climate change caused by volcanism and the shifting of tectonic plates. The sixth mass extinction is being fueled by you and me.
Is The Arctic Methane Situation Really As Bad As Headlines Make It?
Science & Tech  (tags: climate-change, Is, The Arctic, Methane, Situation, Really As, Bad As, Headlines, Make It? )

Agnes
- 1016 days ago - treehugger.com
A few days ago the "shocking" headlines came out, describing some new research on how much methane is now seeping out of the Arctic seafloor--a greenhouse gas far more potent than carbon dioxide, but much shorter lived in the atmosphere--as the region warm
Methane From Oil Spill Migrating Undigested?
Science & Tech  (tags: BP Macondo Well blowout, Gulf of Mexico oil spill, methane, 500, 000 Tons of methane, breakdown of methane, bacterial breakdown of methane, oxidation of methane, AAAS annual meeting, methane-bacterial interaction )

Judy
- 1317 days ago - news.sciencemag.org
The blowout of BP's Macondo well didn't just spew some 5 million barrels of oil into the Gulf of Mexico last year. Lots of methane also whooshed out, some 500,000 tons in all, according to an estimate published last week. What happened to the methane?
Tiny Warriors Join Energy Hunt
Science & Tech  (tags: energy, NewTechnology, Co2, convert, micro-organism, JAMSTEC, lignite, methane, coalfield, Japan )

Naoko
- 1729 days ago - yomiuri.co.jp
The Japan Agency for Marine-Earth Science and Technology (JAMSTEC) is developing a technology to seal off carbon dioxide in seabed coalfields and convert it into natural gas, or methane, using microorganisms, according to the source.
Titans' Surface Organics Surpass Oil Reserves on Earth
Science & Tech  (tags: JPL, NASA, Cassini, Earth, hydrocarbon, liquid, methane, radar, Titan, research, science, discovery, space, technology, news )

J.
- 2420 days ago - jpl.nasa.gov
Data from NASA's Cassini spacecraft reveals that Saturn's moon Titan has hundreds of times more liquid hydrocarbons than all the known oil and natural gas reserves on Earth.Hydrocarbons rain from the sky,collecting in vast deposits that form lakes & dunes
   

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