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Studying Ecological Approaches to Vegetating Old Mine Sites

Mine tailings with stream passing through Green Solutions to Erosion and Mine Waste The abandoned Nant y Mwyn lead mine lies in the valley of the Pen Cerrig Mwyn mountain and stretches to the banks of the Afon Tywi. In 1932 the mining company went bankrupt, leaving behind vast, steep-sided mounds

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Plot 1 showing the stark contrast between unsprayed and sprayed ground

Vegetating Polluted Landscapes

At an old lead and zinc mine in the heart of Ceredigion a fantastic transformation is happening. After years of polluting mine works the site resembled something from another planet or a blasted moonscape. That was until we started trialing our TerrAffix-HydraSoil.

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Close-up of TerrAffix-Hydrosoil

United Nations Environment endorses Biochar

A three-year research project into the use of biochar for sustainable soils backed by UN Environment has culminated in excellent results and a thorough endorsement of biochar.

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