//Marjolein Bezemer

About Marjolein Bezemer

Ik ben schrijver voor een duurzame en groene wereld en auteur voor Into Green. https://tuurlijkweb.wordpress.com/

Phytoremediation: how plants help restore balance to our environment

2017-12-07T09:43:03+00:00 By |How To, Research|

Plants are lovely to see – and they can raise your spirits, as well. But perhaps even more importantly: plants also play a very important role in ridding our surroundings of toxic substances. The world is becoming increasingly urbanised and dirty, in rapid tempo. In cities, smog forms a substantial problem, as do soil Read More

And the air purifying or waste processing champion is….

2017-12-07T09:40:00+00:00 By |How To, Research|

Plants are capable of absorbing volatile organic compounds and converting them into nutrients. It has long been known that plants can adsorb substances with the pores on their leaves. In recent years, however, research has increasingly been focusing on the wondrous workings of plant components below ground. Roots absorb toxic substances, to a slight Read More