With focus on the practical use of modern biotechnology for environmental sustainability, this book provides a thoughtful overview of molecular aspects of environmental studies to create a new awareness of fundamental biological processes and sustainable ecological concerns. It covers the latest research by prominent scientists in modern biology and delineates recent and prospective applications in the sub-areas of environmental biotechnology with special focus on the biodegradation of toxic pollutants, bioremediation of contaminated environments, and bioconversion of organic wastes toward a green economy and sustainable future.

chapter 6|14 pages

Fungal Dehalogenation: An Overview

ByRaghunath Satpathy, Venkata Sai Badireenath Konkimalla, Jagnyeswar Ratha

chapter 10|30 pages

Phytoremediation of Organic Chemopollutants

ByPradnya Pralhad Kanekar, Seema Shreepad Sarnaik, Parag Avinash Vaishampayan

chapter 14|32 pages

A Multifaceted Bioremediation of Xenobiotics Using Fungi

ByDevipriya Rabin Majumder