01 September 1997
Poison-eating trees to save polluted land
THE National Urban Forestry Unit has launched a project to reclaim toxic
The Midlands-based group is developing trees that eat poison on
Britains industrial wasteland, which has been blighted by toxic pollutants.
The land would be made usable again by absorbing pollutants from the
soil. The deformed trees would then be felled, enabling the clean land to be