La contaminación por elementos traza persiste en los márgenes del río Guadiamar

On 1998 the Guadiamar Basin was scenario of one of the worst environmental disasters occurred in Europe during the last decades, the Aznalcóllar mine accident. The breakage of a tailing dam in Los Frailes mine provoked the release of 6 hm3 of trace elements-polluted waters and sludge into the rivers Agrio and Guadiamar, […]

Metales pesados en las semillas de álamo blanco

White poplar (Populus alba) is a tree species which accumulates Cd and Zn in leaves and branches, as previous studies in the Guadiamar Green Corridor (Seville) have demonstrated. However, whether heavy metals are also accumulated in seeds was not known. This aspect is very relevant because the germination and seedling growth can be […]