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Ecocatalysis

A New Integrated Approach to Scientific Ecology

Claude Grison, University of Montpellier, France Vincent Escande, CNRS, France Jacques Biton, Stratoz laboratories

ISBN: 9781785480300

Publication Date: August 2015   Hardback   100 pp.

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The backdrop of this title is a planet under increasing pressure from anthropogenic influences, where the effects of human activity are beginning to affect biological dynamics and biogeochemical equilibria. Within this context, the authors introduce ecocatalysis, an emerging discipline at the interface between green chemistry and ecological engineering, as a tool with which to face many of the issues of the current environmental climate.
Ecocatalysis entails the use of phytotechnologies adapted to pollution, ecological rehabilitation of polluted sites and enhancement of these processes through innovative green chemistry, all of which contribute to the development of scientific priorities. This ecological recycling promotes economic and ecological innovation, biomass conversion and the transition from fossil fuels to renewable energies.
Outlining the issues of globalization and food security, metal pollution, the degradation of ecosystems and its effects on the fauna and flora as well as on humans, this book illustrates how an innovative breakthrough in environmental chemistry has managed to stimulate and advance the field of ecological recycling, with solutions such as the phytoextraction of sites degraded by mining activities, to better understand the social, environmental and economic conditions of sustainable development.

Contents

1. A New Approch to Multi-Site and Multi-Scale Rehabilitation by Phytoextraction.
2. From Phytoextraction to Green Chemistry and vice versa via Ecocatalysis.

About the Authors

Claude Grison is Professor of Bioorganic Chemistry at the University of Montpellier in France and at the French National Center for Scientific Research (CNRS).She is a pioneer in turning plants and metallic waste into a resource through innovative technologies, namely “ecocatalysis”.
Vincent Escande is Research Associate at CNRS. His research interests cover green chemistry and organic synthesis.
Jacques Biton is Director of Stratoz laboratories. His past research has included topics in enzymology and cell-based assays.

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