CleanUp 2019

Modified clay locks up PFAS in soil

Tuesday 10 September 2019 – Australian researchers have developed a technique to lock up PFAS in contaminated soil, reducing its ability to cause environmental harm. Fire-fighting foams have contaminated soils at fire-training and commercial sites across Australia and...

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New method for detecting microplastics beneath our feet

Monday 9 September 2019 – Researchers from CRC CARE have developed a new method to detect microplastics in the ground using infrared light and powerful visualisation software. Dr Megharaj Mallavarapu says that this research fills an important knowledge gap as most...

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