Category Archives: Environmental Science

Phytoremediation: a connection of chemistry and biology

In our anthropocentric culture, plants are thought of as a source of food, fiber, medicine, wood, slowing the rate of global warming, waste and water treatment, and a beautiful prop for our abode.  Secondarily, some may entertain ecocentric thoughts and … Continue reading

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Agent Orange: molecular and ecosystem consequences

On Friday, an AP news story mentioned that Vietanam and the United States will be working together to clean up the environmental damage left behind from the United State’s use of Agent Orange during the Vietnam War.  Those areas in … Continue reading

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