Nature = Future
Plants for Green Chemistry
Season 1, Episode 17 • Documentary, 16-Apr-2019
Some rare plants have the ability to decontaminate soil. Extracting natural chemicals from these species brings new efficient and ecological catalysts for industry. This is the revolution of green chemistry.
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