Bioremediation
Bioremediation is a waste management technique that involves the use of organisms to remove or neutralize pollutants from a contaminated site. According to the EPA, bioremediation is a “treatment that...
Constructed wetland
A constructed wetland (CW) is an artificial wetland created as a new or restored habitat for native and migratory wildlife, for anthropogenic discharge such as wastewater, stormwater runoff, or sewage...
Salix viminalis
Salix viminalis, the common osier or osier, is a species of willow native to Europe and western Asia.
Salix viminalis is a multistemmed shrub growing to between 3 and 6 m (9.8 and 19.7 f...
Polypogon
Polypogon is a nearly cosmopolitan genus of plants in the grass family, commonly known beard grass or rabbitsfoot grass.
Polypogon species vary in appearance; some are erect, while others drape ov...
Rhizofiltration
Rhizofiltration is a form of phytoremediation that involves filtering water through a mass of roots to remove toxic substances or excess nutrients.
Rhizofiltration is a type of phytoremediation, w...
Surfactin
Surfactin is a very powerful surfactant commonly used as an antibiotic. It is a bacterial cyclic lipopeptide, largely prominent for its exceptional surfactant power. Its amphiphilic properties help th...
Tree bog
A Treebog is a form of waterless, earth closet dry toilet which can have a wide range of species - both trees and wetland marginal plants planted around it.The main requirement is that the planted spe...
Jincang Lake
Jincang Lake (金仓湖,pinyin: JīnCāngHú) is not a simple lake but an artificial wetland park completed in 2008 and located in Taicang, in Suzhou, China. It was a public project, and the government's ...
List of hyperaccumulators
This article covers known hyperaccumulators, accumulators or species tolerant to the following: Aluminium (Al), Silver (Ag), Arsenic (As), Beryllium (Be), Chromium (Cr), Copper (Cu), Manganese (Mn), M...
Revetment
In stream restoration, river engineering or coastal management, revetments are sloping structures placed on banks or cliffs in such a way as to absorb the energy of incoming water. In military engine...
Leersia hexandra
Leersia hexandra is a species of grass known by the common names southern cutgrass, clubhead cutgrass, and swamp rice grass. It has a pantropical distribution. It is also an introduced species in many...
Mycoremediation
Mycoremediation is a form of bioremediation, the process of using fungi to degrade or sequester contaminants in the environment. Stimulating microbial and enzyme activity, mycelium reduces toxins in-s...
Thlaspi caerulescens
Thlaspi caerulescens, Alpine Penny-cress and also known as Alpine Pennygrass, is a flowering plant in the family Brassicaceae. It is found in the Western United States, Scandinavia, and Europe. It has...
Biotransformation
Biotransformation is the chemical modification (or modifications) made by an organism on a chemical compound. If this modification ends in mineral compounds like CO2, NH4, or H2O, the biotransformatio...
Phytoremediation
Phytoremediation (from Ancient Greek φυτο (phyto), meaning "plant", and Latin remedium, meaning "restoring balance") describes the treatment of environmental problems (bioremedia...
S-200 (fertilizer)
. S-200 is a bioremediation product used to clean up oil spills. It is an oleophilic nitrogen-phosphorus nutrient that promotes the growth of micro-organisms that degrade hydrocarbons (such as oil ...
Dehalococcoides
Dehalococcoides is a genus of bacteria within class Dehalococcoidetes that obtain energy via the oxidation of hydrogen gas and subsequent reductive dehalogenation of halogenated organic compounds in a...
Puddle
A puddle is a small accumulation of liquid, usually water, on a surface. It can form either by pooling in a depression on the surface, or by surface tension upon a flat surface. Puddles are usually fo...
Pulmonary surfactant
Pulmonary surfactant is a surface-active lipoprotein complex (phospholipoprotein) formed by type II alveolar cells. The proteins and lipids that make up the surfactant have both hydrophilic and hydrop...
Wildlife corridor
A habitat corridor, wildlife corridor or green corridor is an area of habitat connecting wildlife populations separated by human activities or structures (such as roads, development, or logging). This...
Xenocatabolism
Xenocatabolism is a concept in medical bioremediation that relies upon introducing into the body microbial enzymes that break down pathogenic lysosomal, cytosolic and extracellular aggregates. The ter...
Microbial biodegradation
Interest in the microbial biodegradation of pollutants has intensified in recent years as humanity strives to find sustainable ways to clean up contaminated environments. These bioremediation and biot...
Drug metabolism
Drug metabolism also known as xenobiotic metabolism is the biochemical modification of pharmaceutical substances or xenobiotics respectively by living organisms, usually through specialized enzymatic ...
San Joaquin Wildlife Sanctuary
The San Joaquin Wildlife Sanctuary is a 300 acres (120 ha; 0.47 sq mi) constructed wetland in Irvine, California, in the flood plain of San Diego Creek just above its outlet into the Up...