Saturday, 1 October 2016
Coaxing salt pollution to "bloom" from the ground for easy removal
Salt pollution is one of the most serious and persistent environmental problems worldwide – not the least because once it gets into the soil, it's extremely difficult to get out. Now a team of scientists at North Dakota State University (NDSU) has come up with a way to chemically coax the salt out of soil to form crystalline "blooms" that can be harvested like so many saline cauliflowers.
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