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Scientists seek your soil for century-chemical study

University of Adelaide researchers are calling on South Australian citizen scientists to donate soil samples from their backyard gardens for a study examining how widely spreadĀ per- and polyfluoroalkyl substancesĀ (PFAS) are in our home gardens. Sometimes described as century chemicals or forever chemicals due to their high resistance to degradation, PFAS are harmful to human health […]

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Growing resilient communities from the home garden

Do you have a backyard veggie patch? Are you concerned about climate change? Our researchers want to learn about South Australian homes’ perceptions of both! It is globally recognised that we need to be able to feed more people with fewer resources. Therefore, holistic solutions to rampant urbanisation and correlated climatic and societal challenges are […]

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