Loading...

Focal Point S1 • E28

How Seaweed Could Slow Down Climate Change

116,356 views

Loading...

Loading...

Transcript

The interactive transcript could not be loaded.

Loading...

Rating is available when the video has been rented.
This feature is not available right now. Please try again later.
Published on Apr 14, 2019

Seaweed is on the menu! This superfood plucked from the ocean is being fed to a group of lucky California cows to curb their methane production, and the results might just save the planet.

Watch more Focal Point! | https://bit.ly/2YoNmhx

Read More:

Meat consumption, health, and the environment
https://science.sciencemag.org/conten...
“The consumption of different types of meat and meat products has substantial effects on people’s health, and livestock production can have major negative effects on the environment.”

Methane may not last long in the atmosphere — but it drives sea level rise for centuries
https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/e...
“Thermal expansion is a well-documented phenomenon that climate scientists generally take into account when making modeled projections about future sea level rise. But an issue that may have received less attention is just how long this process lasts. Even if humans stopped emitting greenhouse gases into the atmosphere tomorrow, the expansion effect would continue in the oceans for centuries more, making it effectively irreversible in our lifetimes.”

How Eating Seaweed Can Help Cows to Belch Less Methane
https://e360.yale.edu/features/how-ea...
“Emissions from the world’s nearly 1.5 billion cattle are a major source of methane, a powerful greenhouse gas. Now, researchers in California and elsewhere are experimenting with seaweed as a dietary additive for cows that can dramatically cut their methane production.”

Sign Up For The Seeker Newsletter Here - http://bit.ly/1UO1PxI

____________________
Seeker inspires us to see the world through the lens of science and evokes a sense of curiosity, optimism and adventure.

Visit the Seeker website https://www.seeker.com/

Subscribe now! https://www.youtube.com/user/DNewsCha...

Seeker on Twitter http://twitter.com/seeker

Seeker on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/SeekerMedia/

Seeker http://www.seeker.com/

Loading...

Advertisement
When autoplay is enabled, a suggested video will automatically play next.

Up next


to add this to Watch Later

Add to

Loading playlists...