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    Applications of bioremediation

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    This solution describes what is meant by bioremediation and gives examples of ways in which it is used in the real world.

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    Bioremediation is the process of using living organisms, usually bacteria, fungi or plants, to eliminate contaminants from the environment. The use of harmless naturally occurring micro-organisms to degrade harmful waste has a long history, and more recent approaches use genetically ...

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    This solution defines bioremediation and gives examples of how bioremediation works.