A microscopic living organism. Microbes include bacteria fungi, protozoa and viruses. In Arctic environments, most microbes are found in soils and aquatic environments (both fresh and saltwater). Microbes are a key part of many food chains and also play important roles in biogeochemical cycles.

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    A colourless, odourless gas (chemical formula CH4). Some microbesproduce methaneA colourless, odourless gas (chemical formula CH4). Some microbesproduce methane. It can also be found in underground deposits.

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