Vol 21, No 2 (2009)

Cover Page
The cover shows four species of ferns thriving near the copper-rich soils of the Lepanto mine in Benguet. They are found to absorb the most copper in their roots and thus may be used for phytoremediation (Claveria et al. page 1-12 this issue). Photo courtesy of Dr. Rene Claveria from the Department of Environmental Science, Ateneo de Manila University.