Remediation Australasia issue 17
Issue 17 takes a special look at the issue of soil contamination in Asia, featuring reports from Bangladesh, Japan, Korea, Taiwan and Thailand with a particular focus on crop quality. We also bring you an update on the National Remediation Framework, look at issues around the concept of sustainable remediation, and explore the importance of chemical reference materials in improving the accuracy and reliability of testing to ultimately allow better decisions on site remediation.
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‘Australasia’ is part of the magazine’s title, it is increasingly impossible to
work in industry or research here without engaging with Asia. Businesses ignore
our four billion neighbours – more than half the planet’s population – at their
peril. What’s more, Australasia certainly doesn’t have a monopoly on
contamination. Asia is home to an estimated 3 million potentially contaminated
impressive economic and social progress in Asia in recent decades, it remains
home to a large proportion of the world’s poor – people who bear a
disproportionate burden of pollution problems. Australasian scientists,
regulators and industry can make a great contribution to a safer environment in
Asia, particularly through efforts to build capacity – in research, regulation
and clean-up itself. Furthermore, with some of the world’s leading contamination
science coming out of Asia, Australasia also stands to benefit from closer engagement.
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