Sunflowers vs Radioactive Waste – How Effective Are They?

Sunflowers vs Radioactive Waste – How Effective Are They?

This article from Nature World News adds to the previous literature concluding that using sunflowers to remediate radioactive waste in the field is NOT a reliably effective strategy, despite the success of lab studies. Unfortunate, but good to debunk the myths! Read...
Superfund, Meet Super Plants

Superfund, Meet Super Plants

Plant microbiologist Sharon Doty is using microbes naturally associated with Poplar to increase success of phytoremediation efforts....
Kate presenting at the Resilient Landscapes Symposium

Kate presenting at the Resilient Landscapes Symposium

Kate will be presenting her talk “Phytoremediation: Pollution Purging Plants” at the Resilient Landscapes Symposium this spring at the University of Wisconsin Madison. Can plants help remediate a site’s contaminants when soil or water testing reveals...