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Wonderplants: natural superheroes that turn poison into profit

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I first became interested in using plants to clean contaminated land – phytoremediation -  during a research council ‘sandpit’, an event where I met other researchers interested dealing with the massive legacy of resource loss ...

Sunflowers to save us: repairing contaminated land and powering our homes

06/04/2016|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

We know our land is valuable, but we haven’t always valued it in the past. Currently, there are more than 400 million hectares of contaminated or abandoned land (that's roughly 400 million rugby pitches). Obviously ...

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