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Researchers taking measurements of the gas at ground level in these regions have noticed a significant drop in methane gas levels compared to what they found in the air around tropical areas.
It is a well-known fact that cattle produce carbon dioxide and methane throughout their lives. A new study, however, pinpoints the cow-calf stage as a major contributor of greenhouse gases during beef production.
Carbon dioxide, methane, and nitrous oxide levels reached record highs in 2010, surpassing what experts had previously called the worst-case scenario for these greenhouse gases.