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Sheep to wear greenhouse masks October 20, 2008

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Sheep to wear greenhouse masks

By Cathy Alexander

From News.com.au, October 9, 2008

  • Garnaut says sheep contribute to climate change
  • Researchers determined to see how “bad” sheep are
  • Sheep masks will help detect what they’re belching

AUSTRALIAN researchers will not fit plastic trousers to sheep as a means of measuring rear-end greenhouse gas emissions.

But they will have to fit masks to thousands of sheep to see exactly what they are belching.

Stung by climate adviser Ross Garnaut’s recent claim that sheep help cause climate change and people should eat kangaroo instead, the industry is responding with a large field trial.

Read the rest of the article, click below link
http://www.news.com.au/story/0,23599,24470764-5009760,00.html

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