How Soil Microbes Affect the Environment

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Click the link to read Elizabeth Svoboda’s article concerning soil microbes and their profound effect on our environment. She interviews Janet Jansson, who is on a mission to collect 200,000 samples of soil, and assess the DNA of the microbia within the soil. The article explains the effect microbes can have, particularly in relation to carbon storage and cycling.

Read the article here: https://www.quantamagazine.org/20150616-soil-microbes-bacteria-climate-change/

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