Dear ASCers,

The latest science episode of Up Close is now available:

Tailings tidy up: How bioremediation can repair the damage done by mining


Biogeochemist Dr John Moreau and botanist Dr Augustine Doronila discuss how contaminated mining sites can be rehabilitated with the help of a biological approach using plants and bacteria. Presented by Dr Shane Huntington.

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Happy listening!


Dyani Lewis
Associate Producer, Science
Up Close Podcast