What is Rhizoremediation?- Methods, Benefits and Drawbacks

What is meant by Rhizoremediation? How does it work? In soils that have become contaminated by harmful pollutants that decrease soil fertility and permeability, there is a phenomenon called ‘Rhizoremediation‘ that takes place. Rhizoremediation is basically the process used to degrade these pollutants and organic compounds present in the soil rhizosphere. Rhizosphere is the area […]

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Oil Spills – Causes, Effects, and Solution

marine oil spills kill biodiversity

INTRODUCTION Oil Spills: The accidental leakage/release of oil into the surrounding environment is known as oil spills. It is a form of environmental pollution. The release of petroleum hydrocarbons into the environment has environmental consequences. Oil spills occur in marine ecosystems such as oceans, coastlines, estuaries, etc. However, the incidents of oil spills happen on […]

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Types of Bioremediation and Their Advantages and Disadvantages

bioremediation is used for heavy metals

INTRODUCTION Bioremediation: Bioremediation is a combination of two words that are bio and remediation. It is defined as a technique in which living organisms are used for the removal of different types of toxins, pollutants, and contaminants from water, soil, etc. Bioremediation is associated with biotechnology. The impacts of environmental disasters can be reduced by […]

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