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La fabbrica dei funghi che puliscono il terreno dall’inquinamento - La Stampa

La fabbrica dei funghi che puliscono il terreno dall’inquinamento - La Stampa | bioremediation | Scoop.it
La micoteca torinese: “Ma servono fondi”
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Legacy pollution, an unfortunate inheritance

Legacy pollution, an unfortunate inheritance | bioremediation | Scoop.it
By: Dana Sackett Legacy is defined as something that is inherited by one generation from the previous.  While some legacies are better than others, not all are good. Legacy pollutants are one of the bad ones.  These pollutants stick around to cause problems well after they are released into the environment. Indeed, they often continue…
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Permafrost Stores a Globally Significant Amount of Mercury - Schuster - 2018 - Geophysical Research Letters - Wiley Online Library

Permafrost Stores a Globally Significant Amount of Mercury - Schuster - 2018 - Geophysical Research Letters - Wiley Online Library | bioremediation | Scoop.it
Changing climate in northern regions is causing permafrost to thaw with major implications for the global mercury (Hg) cycle. We estimated Hg in permafrost regions based on in situ measurements of sediment...Researchers estimate the amount of natural mercury stored in perennially frozen soils (permafrost) in the Northern Hemisphere. Permafrost regions contain twice as much mercury as the rest of al
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Towards a revolution in resource use?

Towards a revolution in resource use? | bioremediation | Scoop.it
Resource Use Efficiency stands for the sustainable use of resources such as water, energy, fuel and soil. Although the term may sound new and complex, Wageningen University & Research (WUR) researchers have been working on this theme for years.
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Top 10 Interesting Infographics About Our Oceans | Page 3 of 10 | Worthminer

Top 10 Interesting Infographics About Our Oceans | Page 3 of 10 | Worthminer | bioremediation | Scoop.it
25 years of debris collected by Eclairage Public
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Cannabis Is Effective At Removing Nuclear Radiation and Heavy Metals From Contaminated Soil

Cannabis Is Effective At Removing Nuclear Radiation and Heavy Metals From Contaminated Soil | bioremediation | Scoop.it
Industrial hemp can be used to make everything from clothing to paper, building materials, and even medicine. Best yet, it can clean up radiation in soil.
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Microplastiche in mare: é emergenza. A dirlo è Francesco Regoli (Univpm). La nuova sfida, lo studio delle specie

Microplastiche in mare: é emergenza. A dirlo è Francesco Regoli (Univpm). La nuova sfida, lo studio delle specie | bioremediation | Scoop.it
I guerrieri dell'arcobaleno di "Green Peace" solcano di nuovo i mari per diffondere la battaglia contro la plastica, una battaglia che parte dalla ricerca, la sensibilizzazione della politica fino alle pratiche quotidiane. La nave Rainbow Warrior domenica ancora ad Ancona. Importante la collaborazione con l'Università Politecnica delle Marche e con il CNR. ​​​​​​​Il Prof. Univpm Francesco Regoli: “Microplastiche in mare, una vera emergenza ambientale". "La nuova sfida: capire perché alcune specie ne trattengono di più". I video
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Plastic-eating worms could help wage war on waste

Plastic-eating worms could help wage war on waste | bioremediation | Scoop.it
Wax moth larvae are usually bred as fish bait, but a chance discovery has revealed their taste for plastic – which could be used to beat polluting plastic
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Italian Farmers Turn to Cannabis to Fight Soil Contamination

Italian Farmers Turn to Cannabis to Fight Soil Contamination | bioremediation | Scoop.it
Farmers in a region of Italy have a unique use for cannabis. It seems that the low-THC hemp helps decontaminate polluted soil. Here is how.
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let's say, hemp can be used more efficiently, and better plants are available for bioremediation
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Graphene sieve turns seawater into drinking water

Graphene sieve turns seawater into drinking water | bioremediation | Scoop.it
Graphene-oxide membranes have attracted considerable attention as promising candidates for new filtration technologies. Now the much sought-after development of making membranes capable of sieving common salts has been achieved.
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Pfas in Veneto: nel sangue dei 14enni valori 30 volte superiori la media

Pfas in Veneto: nel sangue dei 14enni valori 30 volte superiori la media | bioremediation | Scoop.it
Le conseguenze dell'inquinamento da Pfas in Veneto appaiono sempre più preoccupanti
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Il Pertusillo diventa marrone, rischio inquinamento per le acque che arrivano in Puglia

Il Pertusillo diventa marrone, rischio inquinamento per le acque che arrivano in Puglia | bioremediation | Scoop.it
Interrogazioni e richieste di spiegazioni in Regione e presso la Commissione europea
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Melting Arctic Permafrost Could Release Tons of Toxic Mercury

Melting Arctic Permafrost Could Release Tons of Toxic Mercury | bioremediation | Scoop.it
Scientists have found large natural stores of the toxin in the Arctic. It's not clear how much will get into food webs as the planet warms.
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The Big Picture of Great Lakes Mercury Pollution

The Big Picture of Great Lakes Mercury Pollution | bioremediation | Scoop.it
A transdisciplinary team examined regulatory impacts on Great Lakes mercury, focusing on an Upper Peninsula tribal community with high fish consumption.
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Plastic waste associated with disease on coral reefs

Plastic waste associated with disease on coral reefs | bioremediation | Scoop.it
Coral reefs provide vital fisheries and coastal defense, and they urgently need protection from the damaging effects of plastic waste. Lamb et al. surveyed 159 coral reefs in the Asia-Pacific region. Billions of plastic items were entangled in the reefs. The more spikey the coral species, the more likely they were to snag plastic. Disease likelihood increased 20-fold once a coral was draped in plastic. Plastic debris stresses coral through light deprivation, toxin release, and anoxia, giving pathogens a foothold for invasion.

Science , this issue p. [460][1]

[1]: /lookup/doi/10.1126/science.aar3320
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Plastic microbeads ban enters force in UK

Plastic microbeads ban enters force in UK | bioremediation | Scoop.it
Manufacturing ban means the tiny beads which harm marine life can no longer be used in cosmetics and personal care products
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Conference at La REcyclerie: protecting the oceans through the circular economy

Conference at La REcyclerie: protecting the oceans through the circular economy | bioremediation | Scoop.it
Conference at La Recyclerie. The circular economy reduces the production of plastic waste, the worst pollutant in the oceans.
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Interactions of microplastic debris throughout the marine ecosystem

Interactions of microplastic debris throughout the marine ecosystem | bioremediation | Scoop.it
Review Article
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Polyethylene bio-degradation by caterpillars of the wax moth Galleria mellonella

Polyethylene bio-degradation by caterpillars of the wax moth Galleria mellonella | bioremediation | Scoop.it
Bombelli et al. present experimental evidence for the biodegradation of polyethylene
(PE) by larvae of the wax moth Galleria mellonella. As biodegradation occurs very
rapidly, the discovery lays the groundwork for the development of biotechnological
applications for management of plastic waste.
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Interactions of microplastic debris throughout the marine ecosystem

Interactions of microplastic debris throughout the marine ecosystem | bioremediation | Scoop.it
The widespread occurrence of microscopic plastic particles in the ocean is of both and ecological and societal concern.
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Australian Scientists Have Designed a Filter That Removes Arsenic From Drinking Water

Australian Scientists Have Designed a Filter That Removes Arsenic From Drinking Water | bioremediation | Scoop.it
And just won $500k to make it a reality.
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"Hanno interrato rifiuti tossici a Napoli Est": la rivelazione del direttore dell'azienda manutentrice

"Hanno interrato rifiuti tossici a Napoli Est": la rivelazione del direttore dell'azienda manutentrice | bioremediation | Scoop.it
Appalti per la manutenzione dell'oleodotto di Napoli est in cambio di tangenti e favori, questa l'accusa che muovono i titolari di un'azienda esclusa dopo aver denunciato tutto alla Guardia di Finanz
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