29 Jul '16, 2pm

Dutch researchers grow carbon-hungry plants to suck up pollution

Dutch researchers grow carbon-hungry plants to suck up pollution

is a problem most cities face, and plants can be incredibly helpful. But what if there was a super plant even better at sucking up pollution? While some types of ivy and grass already reduce particle pollution and nitrogen dioxide by around 60 and 40 percent respectively, one type of honeysuckle plant may be able to reduce pollution even more. Researchers from the AMS Institute , MyEarth , and Wageningen UR are looking at the Green Junkie, a plant that reportedly craves

Full article: http://inhabitat.com/dutch-researchers-grow-carbon-hungry...

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