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Wildlife and Habitat Conservation News: Fire-ant rafts inspiring materials science research

Wildlife and Habitat Conservation News: Fire-ant rafts inspiring materials science research | Environmental Science | Scoop.it
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Wildlife and Habitat Conservation News: Iroko trees, the new warrior for climate change

Wildlife and Habitat Conservation News: Iroko trees, the new warrior for climate change | Environmental Science | Scoop.it
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Iroko trees are just one of many species from Africa and the Amazon that can turn carbon in the atmosphere into mineral limestone. In this study, scientists looked at several microbe-tree combinations to identify which was best for locking up carbon dioxide as limestone, and the Iroko-microbe pathway showed the greatest results.

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