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Phytomining: Bio-Mining with Plants
(10-01-2020, 12:06 PM)sandcastles Wrote: This could be a part of landfill mining, and removing pollutants from oceans.

Also true.

Given that we imagine pretty advanced biotech even fairly early in the setting and that Earth is (at first blush) cleaned up and repaired in many ways, we might have a situation in which various plants, natural, gengineered, or a mix of both, are used to clean up land fills and some types of toxic waste.

Whether this is done primarily as an environmental restoration project, a mining enterprise, or a mix would largely be an editorial decision, I suppose.

It wouldn't necessarily be very fast, but that might matter less from an environmental cleanup perspective.

Just some thoughts,


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Phytomining: Bio-Mining with Plants - by Cray - 08-27-2020, 09:18 AM
RE: Phytomining: Bio-Mining with Plants - by Drashner1 - 10-01-2020, 10:59 PM

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