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Impact of Biotechnology on the use of Natural Resources (BS939)

Introduction

The module provides an understanding of the use of raw materials such as water, energy and land in industry and
transport. It lays the foundation for further in-depth studies of ways in which biotechnology can support recycling,
reuse of existing materials and in the generation of new supplies of raw materials.

 

Content

Industrial sustainability
Water & biogeochemistry
Enhanced oil recovery
Metal leaching & recovery
BioMining; Bioremediation
Opportunities for biogas
Generation, transport and utilisation of biogas
GM foods