Trees That Bleed Nickel!

No, it’s not science fiction. There are actually plants that .mine’ metals! One example is Phyllanthus Balgooyi. Indigenous to the jungles of the Philippines, this tree ‘bleeds’ a fluorescent green sap – sap that is extremely high in nickel. Named after Professor Alan Baker, the botanist who first discovered the tree, Phyllanthus Balgooyi is a […]