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Contact: Neha Okhandiar
Queen Mary, University of London

River Itchen in Hampshire

Caption: The clear waters of chalk rivers sustain a diverse range of protected animals and plants. Researchers from Queen Mary University of London were surprised to find that naturally high concentrations of the greenhouse gas methane contributes to energy production in chalk rivers in a new study.

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