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A single gram of soil is estimated to contain several thousand species of bacteria. One square metre of soil can contain about 10 million nematodes and 45 000 microarthropods (springtails and ...

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Asbestos in the environment can pose serious dangers if the fibres are released. If you come across asbestos in demolition or excavation work, you must have it contained and disposed ...

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The nutrient status of a plant (and therefore its health and productivity) is ultimately determined by what it can pull out of the soil. The only way to determine how ...

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Dear Loam Ranger,I'm a council environmental officer. Our street trees are looking mangy, they've got no soil to grow in, and the roots are lifting the pavement. What can we ...

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In Australia's new, even drier climate, recycled water has become a valuable resource. Opportunities exist for wastewater producers and water users to benefit from each other. If testing shows that ...

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