|Biochar totes are in the foreground with biochar application in the background. Biochar is being applied to a slope on the right. Credit: Andrew Harley|
Read more at: https://phys.org/news/2017-05-abandoned.html#jCp
Friday, 2 June 2017
More on soil remediation
Another article on biochar use for soil remediation. The mining legacy is also a huge problem all over the SEA region.
"In the western United States 160,000 abandoned mines contaminate soils in the region. Ippolito, associate professor of soil science at Colorado State University, hopes to solve this problem with biochar, a charcoal-like substance that can reduce the toxic consequences of mining for metals"