whew was really worried about this one; wonder what this study cost?
Check it out:
Environmental scientists have discovered one mammal that is not posing a threat to the planet by contributing to greenhouse gas emissions through flatulence – camels in Australia.
Entitled “Methane Emissions from Camelids,” referring to their biological family, the April 9 article ends speculation that camels are like cattle, sheep, and other animals that are said to be contributing to climate change through flatulence, or the passing of gas resulting from the food digestion process.
“Methane emissions from ruminant livestock have been intensively studied in order to reduce contribution to the greenhouse effect,” the article’s abstract states. “Ruminants were found to produce more enteric methane than other mammalian herbivores.