Dead mangrove trees emit eight times as much methane as living ones

Derek Barry
By Derek Barry
Updated July 8 2019 - 12:16am, first published July 3 2019 - 10:10pm
New research shows that mangrove forests that died along the coast of the Gulf of Carpentaria have been emitting methane eight times the normal level.

New research shows that mangrove forests that died along the coast of the Gulf of Carpentaria have been emitting methane eight times the normal level.

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Derek Barry

Derek Barry

Editor, the North West Star

Editor of the North West Star Mount Isa since January 2016. Prior to that, an editor at several regional southern Queensland newspapers. Passionate about telling local stories. Comes with a strange accent to due an Irish accident of birth.