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A Slimy Solution To Global Warming

By: Bianca Bartz - Published: Aug 27, 2007 • References: thefraserdomain.typepad
A simple solution to rising global temperature could be floating in your neighbourhood already -- the slimy green gunk coating ponds may help contribute to a greener environment.

"Like a breath mint for a smokestack, algae can harness carbon dioxide from pools of water before the pollutants of power plants and factories are coughed into the atmosphere," TreeHugger reported. "And algae are doubly useful for greening our planet: the slimy green stuff that we scrape off our fish tanks is a hot candidate for a new biofuel."