The UK Countryside Is Ablaze With Hemp Farms. But How Do They Help The Climate?

Legacy of gold mining

The polluted areas are within the Witwatersrand Basin, one of the world’s largest gold deposits that stretches for 400 kilometers through the Gauteng, Free State, and North West provinces. South Africa’s Federation for a Sustainable Environment said there are at least 380 abandoned mining areas in Gauteng Province containing “elevated levels of toxic and radioactive metals” including arsenic, cadmium, cobalt, copper, zinc, and uranium.

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Hyper-accumulator’

Campbell’s research so far has confirmed hemp as a “heavy metal hyper-accumulator” in comparison to other plants studied for their phytoremediation potential — Indian mustard, water hyacinth, alfalfa and sunflower. He said nearly 1,000 cannabis plants put into soil collected from the polluted lands grew normally in lab tests.

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