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More than half of all life on Earth likely lies within deep geological strata. That much biomass means that below-ground organisms almost certainly play a role in the global carbon cycle and may also very likely participate in ways we don't yet understand in regulating the Earth's climate system. This underground microflora consists of bacteria, fungal filaments, and an ancient domain of life called Archaea. All these need to be killed off during fracking operations.
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