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From Military Training Bullets To Ecological Regeneration: Bullets With Seeds

As the DoD phrases it, in a new call-for-proposals, although “current training rounds require hundreds of years or more to biodegrade,” they are simply “left on the ground surface or several feet underground at the proving ground or tactical range” after use. Worse, “some of these rounds might have the potential [to] corrode and pollute the soil and nearby water.” The solution? From bullets to seeds. Turn those spent munitions into gardens-to-come (click on title for full story).