Damming beavers are slowly changing the world

Along with the strong increase in beaver population over the past 100 years, these furry aquatic rodents have built many more ponds. In doing so, however, they have created conditions for climate changing methane gas to be generated in this shallow standing water. In fact, 200 times more of this greenhouse gas is released from beaver ponds today than was the case around the year 1900, estimates a study in Springer’s journal AMBIO. —> Read More Here


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