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Biomulch to Help Combat Dust Storm Hotspots
Description: Iran has recently synthesized a biomulch that is claimed to be able to stabilize the soil in dust storm hotspots with minimum ecological impacts. Mulching, which refers to applying a layer of material on the surface of soil, has long been used as a solution to prevent sand and dust storms all over the world. The most common type used in Iran to control high-density particulate matters and fine dust spread in the air is petroleum-based mulch whose ecological impact is still being debated. [Source: Financial Tribune (Iran)]
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Source: Financial Tribune (Iran)
Publish Date: 1/30/2018
Reading Level: Basic
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