Aquatic ecosystems source of half of global methane emissions

ScienceDaily | Apr 7, 2021 at 9:02 PM
  • Atmospheric methane has tripled since pre-industrial times.
  • And much of that methane is coming from aquatic ecosystems, with human activities contributing to the emissions levels, a new paper published in Nature Geoscience has found.
  • Bringing awareness to the amount of methane emissions coming from aquaculture and other water systems can help inform new monitoring and measurements that identify where and how methane emissions are being produced and change over time.