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ISU researchers explore the effects of biochar on downstream ecosystems - Iowa State Daily

ISU researchers explore the effects of biochar on downstream ecosystems - Iowa State Daily | BioChar | Scoop.it
ISU researchers explore the effects of biochar on downstream ecosystems Iowa State Daily Biochar is not restricted to one type but has different characteristics and properties reflected by a number of variables that take place during the production...
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Farmers hoping for slice of Govt funds - Northern Star

Farmers hoping for slice of Govt funds - Northern Star | BioChar | Scoop.it
Farmers hoping for slice of Govt funds northern star northern Rivers Landcare and Richmond Landcare have joined forces and hope to produce a series of videos featuring farmers and researchers involved in the Far North Coast biochar field trials.
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December, Time & the North State Calendar of Gardening Events - A News Cafe

December, Time & the North State Calendar of Gardening Events - A News Cafe | BioChar | Scoop.it
December, Time & the North State Calendar of Gardening EventsA News CafeDec 4 - Chico: Chico Grange and 5:30 pm Biochar demonstration and presentation by the Butte College MESA program These Butte College Students have been experimenting making...
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IBI November newsletter

http://www.biochar-international.org/sites/default/files/November_2012_newsletter.pdfReports from Malaysia and the Philippines.
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Building Markets for Biochar - AgInfo.net

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Building Markets for Biochar AgInfo.net I'm Greg Martin as Line On Agriculture presents the Harvest Clean Energy Report.
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Analytical options for biochar adsorption and surface area - Laboratory Talk

Analytical options for biochar adsorption and surface area - Laboratory Talk | BioChar | Scoop.it
Analytical options for biochar adsorption and surface area laboratory talk analytical options for biochar adsorption and surface area. Micromeritics contact supplier.
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News | BEI Student to Study Biochar in Nicaragua – Bioeconomy Institute

News | BEI Student to Study Biochar in Nicaragua – Bioeconomy Institute | BioChar | Scoop.it
Berni del Campo just received a grant to study biochar! We're partnering with him to see greater agricultural yields!
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Twitter / Li_x_Jiang: Biochar technology by CoolPlanet ...

Biochar technology by CoolPlanet @alwayson #ggsv12 http://t.co/RoH1LYOu...
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Rejuvenation of tea plantations - Dilmah biochar trials in Sri Lanka

Rejuvenation of tea plantations - Dilmah biochar trials in Sri Lanka | BioChar | Scoop.it
Biochar Interest Group - South East Asia (BIG-SEA) Rejuvenation of tea plantations - Dilmah biochar trials in Sri Lanka Dilmah Conservation has biochar related research activity under way in exist (Biochar Interest Group -
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Biochar as a Climate Change Mitigation Strategy: Does It Measure ...

Biochar as a Climate Change Mitigation Strategy: Does It Measure ... | BioChar | Scoop.it
Download the document. To avoid the worst consequences of climate change, we need to significantly reduce global warming emissions and if possible remove existing carbon dioxide from the atmosphere. One proposal for ...
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From Exhausted Suburban LAWN to Supercharged Food System?

From Exhausted Suburban LAWN to Supercharged Food System? | BioChar | Scoop.it
The most interesting long term improvement I've found is biochar. Biochar is a form of charcoal (it's not the same charcoal you use in your barbecue) that is created through pyrolysis (an oxygen free burn that breaks down the ...
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Albedo Impact on the Suitability of Biochar Systems To Mitigate ...

Biochar application to agricultural soils can change the surface albedo which could counteract the climate mitigation benefit of biochar systems. However, the.
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HTC-1: The First Industrial Plant for hydrothermal carbonization Worldwide by ... - MarketWatch (press release)

HTC-1: The First Industrial Plant for hydrothermal carbonization Worldwide by ...MarketWatch (press release)As an alternative, the HTC process can also produce AVA biochar, a product similar to humus that is used to improve agricultural soil and...
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The Greatest Invention of the 21st Century - Chapelboro.com

The Greatest Invention of the 21st Century - Chapelboro.com | BioChar | Scoop.it
Chapelboro.com The Greatest Invention of the 21st Century Chapelboro.com Biochar: This is an interesting technology which is garnering increasing attention in progressive media outlets.
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Social Justice In Massive Biochar Deployment? - Hypography ...

Social Justice In Massive Biochar Deployment? - Hypography ... | BioChar | Scoop.it
Hi all, many are starting to complain about the IBI's reports which recommend the massive deployment of biochar compatible crops in 'marginal...
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Magic Maui Farms: Midwest Farming Gangnam Style

Magic Maui Farms: Midwest Farming Gangnam Style | BioChar | Scoop.it

And now for a break from BioChar. Actually I wish they were putting BioChar into their farm.

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Leopold Center for Sustainable Agriculture Looks at Effects of ...

Leopold Center for Sustainable Agriculture Looks at Effects of ... | BioChar | Scoop.it
As optimism grows about the benefits of applying biochar to farmland, researchers have turned their attention to a neglected topic: how biochar affects natural ecosystems.
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Backyard Feast: How to rebuild urban soils (Diagram) - Ballard News Tribune

Backyard Feast: How to rebuild urban soils (Diagram) - Ballard News Tribune | BioChar | Scoop.it
Ballard News Tribune Backyard Feast: How to rebuild urban soils (Diagram) What the heck is biochar?) When properly built, good soil is like a sponge. It sucks up moisture and nutrients and releases them slowly.
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Mediterranean Biochar Symposium | US Biochar News

Mediterranean Biochar Symposium | US Biochar News | BioChar | Scoop.it
January 2013 - Mediterranean Biochar Symposium | US Biochar News http://t.co/lKwcJAgU #biochar #biomass...
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University students invent way to curb wood waste -Recycling - Waste & Recycling News

University students invent way to curb wood waste -Recycling - Waste & Recycling News | BioChar | Scoop.it
University of Washington @UW students develop technology for converting logging waste into #biochar http://t.co/G6QCDYzs via @WasteRecycNews...
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Yukon College: Presentation: Northern Biochar for Northern Restoration

Yukon College: Presentation: Northern Biochar for Northern Restoration | BioChar | Scoop.it
RT @yukonresearch: One of our #NSERC scientists speaks this Sunday about her work on #biochar and decontamination of northern soils http://t.co/PXRLoFa0...
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Farm scale biochar. Taking on farm biochar making to a new level.

Farm scale biochar ? How about low tech farm scale biochar ? Better still low cost low tech easy to use farm scale biochar ?farm scale biochar maker “The Moxham”Well folks you read it here first.
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The Secret of El Dorado (The discovery of Biochar) | Sustainable ...

The Secret of El Dorado – programme summary In 1542, the Spanish Conquistador, Francisco de Orellana ventured along the Rio Negro, one of the Amazon Basin's great rivers. Hunting a hidden city of gold, his expedition ...
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Biochar: The Oldest New Thing You've Never Heard Of: Wae Nelson at TEDxOrlando

Wae Nelson was employed as a mechanical engineer in the aerospace and defense industries for many years, working both as a designer and as a ...youtube.com...
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Trial Operations Commences at First Industrial Plant for Hydrothermal ... - Azom.com

Trial Operations Commences at First Industrial Plant for Hydrothermal ... - Azom.com | BioChar | Scoop.it
Trial Operations Commences at First Industrial Plant for Hydrothermal ...Azom.comAs an alternative, the HTC process can also produce AVA biochar, a product similar to humus that is used to improve agricultural soil and store CO2.
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