Australia’s ABC News outlet reports:
A company commercialising seaweed feed product, which slashes the amount of greenhouse gases cattle burp and fart into the atmosphere, has won a $1 million international prize for its work reshaping the food system. According to the science agency, methane emissions from livestock make up around 15 per cent of global greenhouse gas emissions.
Future Feed director Michael Battaglia said that when added to cattle feed, the product, which contains Australian ‘super seaweed’ Asparagopsis, virtually eliminated methane from the animals’ bodily emissions. “That’s equivalent to taking 100 million cars off the road.”
Read the full article. The mentioned equivalence would happen if all cattle were fed the seaweed feed.