Latest phytoremediation Stories
A 150-foot-high garbage dump in Colombia, South America, may have new life as a public park.
A green technique for capping and cleansing old urban landfill sites and mine dumps has been successfully trialled in South Australia.
Formaldehyde is a major contaminant of indoor air, originating from particle board, carpet, window coverings, paper products, tobacco smoke, and other sources.
The environmental concern is great when considering the role of toxic contaminants in the plant-soil relationship.
A team of Australian and Chinese scientists has pioneered a new way to make clean energy from land so contaminated with toxic waste that it is good for little else.
When conditions become complicated, there is no choice but to adapt to them. Plants have to do the same.
Air quality in homes, offices, and other indoor spaces is becoming a major health concern, particularly in developed countries where people often spend more than 90% of their time indoors.
Researchers at North Carolina State University are working to demonstrate that trees can be used to degrade or capture fuels that leak into soil and ground water.