A seaweed diet eradicates cattle farts

Annabelle Cleeland
Updated December 15 2016 - 11:48am, first published December 14 2016 - 6:00am

Seaweed is being used as the unlikely weapon in the battle against global warming, after research discovered a certain species can reduce cattle’s greenhouse gas contribution one burp at a time.

Annabelle Cleeland

Annabelle Cleeland

National Sheep & Wool Writer

Annabelle Cleeland is Fairfax Media’s national sheep and wool writer. Annabelle joined the Fairfax team in 2012 to nurture her love of Australian agriculture. She began as the Victorian western district reporter at Stock & Land before taking on a senior position as a journalist reporting on all industries statewide. Annabelle’s appetite to report on issues which affect the sheep and wool industry has seen her travel to many parts of Australia and abroad. She is excited to spin industry yarns during a period of substantial demand for the sheepmeat and wool industries. Annabelle enjoys horse riding and climbing mountains, and is a lazy supporter of the Geelong Football Club.

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