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Environmental Biotechnology: Sustainable Solutions for a Greener Future

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Dr. Kiran A. Bobde, Dr. B. Harinathan, Ms. Priyadarshani A. Patil
ยป doi: 10.48047/AFJBS.6.Si3.2024.1547-1561


Environmental biotechnology leverages biological processes to address environmental challenges, promoting sustainability through innovative solutions. This review explores the applications and advancements in key areas, including bioremediation, bioenergy production, waste management, and sustainable agriculture. Bioremediation utilizes microorganisms and plants to degrade pollutants in soil and water, offering eco-friendly cleanup methods. Bioenergy production harnesses biological systems to generate renewable energy sources like biofuels and biogas, reducing reliance on fossil fuels. Waste management technologies convert waste into valuable products, minimizing environmental impact. Sustainable agriculture benefits from biofertilizers, biopesticides, and genetically modified crops, enhancing crop productivity and soil health. The review also discusses challenges such as scalability, regulatory hurdles, public acceptance, and the need for interdisciplinary collaboration. Future directions emphasize advances in synthetic biology, metabolic engineering, and the integration of digital technologies to optimize biotechnological processes. By addressing these challenges and leveraging innovative approaches, environmental biotechnology can play a pivotal role in creating a greener, more sustainable future. This comprehensive overview underscores the importance of continued research, innovation, and collaboration to fully realize the potential of environmental biotechnology in solving global environmental issues

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