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What's the relationship between soil biology and carbon? - The Rural

What's the relationship between soil biology and carbon? - The Rural | Carbon Farming | Scoop.it
What's the relationship between soil biology and carbon?
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Release of Carbon Farming Initiative Legal and Contracts Guide - Mondaq News Alerts (registration)

Release of Carbon Farming Initiative Legal and Contracts Guide - Mondaq News Alerts (registration) | Carbon Farming | Scoop.it
Release of Carbon Farming Initiative Legal and Contracts Guide
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Norton Rose Fulbright Australia today released the Carbon Farming Initiative (CFI) Legal and Contracts Guide, which is now available here.
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Pine seedlings destroyed as ETS price plummets - Otago Daily Times

Pine seedlings destroyed as ETS price plummets - Otago Daily Times | Carbon Farming | Scoop.it
Otago Daily Times Pine seedlings destroyed as ETS price plummets Otago Daily Times Federated Farmers Southland provincial president Russell MacPherson said the reason the agricultural sector had been excluded from the ETS was because pastoral...
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Farming Carbon Credits a Con for Africa: The many faces of Climate Smart Agriculture | Gaia Foundation

Farming Carbon Credits a Con for Africa: The many faces of Climate Smart Agriculture | Gaia Foundation | Carbon Farming | Scoop.it
But there is another key aspect to Climate Smart Agriculture that is even more worrying, and that is the question... http://t.co/e6lYwcsqsS
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'Climate Smart' Farms Key To Feeding The World - Forbes

'Climate Smart' Farms Key To Feeding The World - Forbes | Carbon Farming | Scoop.it
Forbes 'Climate Smart' Farms Key To Feeding The World Forbes A simple example is, if a farmer increased the organic matter in their soil, that increases the carbon storage – a mitigation function – but more organic matter also means better water...
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Health post produces biogas from placentas - Republica

Health post produces biogas from placentas - Republica | Carbon Farming | Scoop.it
Health post produces biogas from placentas Republica Mahesh Nakarmi, the Executive Director of Health Care Foundation, the organization helping hospitals adopt new technologies for waste management, informed that Bir Hospital is the first to...
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PhilSCAT launches new biogas program

PhilSCAT launches new biogas program | Carbon Farming | Scoop.it
Philippine-Sino Center for Agricultural Technology (PhilSCAT) is now all set to implement its biogas program with the arrival of the biogas digester sets from China last January 15. Twelve sets of ...
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NSW leasehold approved for Carbon Farming Initiative | The ...

NSW leasehold approved for Carbon Farming Initiative | The ... | Carbon Farming | Scoop.it
An 8500-hectare section of native forest in western New South Wales has been deemed eligible under the Carbon Farming Initiative by the federal government.
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Empathy from the Field: Biogas Units Create Social and Economic Advances in Rural Nepal

Empathy from the Field: Biogas Units Create Social and Economic Advances in Rural Nepal | Carbon Farming | Scoop.it
The installation of biogas units at residents’ homes is changing the lives of people living in rural Nepal.

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Bill Gates, Khosla put up $100M for Kior's next plant project

Bill Gates, Khosla put up $100M for Kior's next plant project | Carbon Farming | Scoop.it
Struggling next-gen biofuel company Kior now has funding commitments from Bill Gates for its plant expansion.
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Cow farts collected in plastic tank...

Cow farts collected in plastic tank... | Carbon Farming | Scoop.it
Scientists are examining cow farts and burps in a novel bid to combat global warming. Experts said the slow digestive system of cows makes them a key pro
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Carbon farming schemes should consider multiple cobenefits

Carbon farming schemes should consider multiple cobenefits | Carbon Farming | Scoop.it
Carbon markets and related international schemes that allow payments to landholders for planting trees, sometimes called carbon farming, are intended to support sequestration of carbon from the atmosphere.
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According to Brenda Lin of CSIRO schemes aimed at maximised profits from carbon sequestration can come at a cost to biodiverity. 

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The dirty task of drafting Direct Action - Business Spectator

The dirty task of drafting Direct Action - Business Spectator | Carbon Farming | Scoop.it
The dirty task of drafting Direct Action
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These methodologies will be in a similar form to those currently required under the Carbon Farming Initiative for land sector abatement.
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Carbon Visuals: Illustrating low carbon farming

Carbon Visuals: Illustrating low carbon farming | Carbon Farming | Scoop.it
Carbon Visuals do - "creating scientifically accurate volumetric images" and they're quite interesting. Here's... http://t.co/fSlbefxm76
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Welcome to the Soil Quality Website | soilquality.org.au

Welcome to the Soil Quality Website | soilquality.org.au | Carbon Farming | Scoop.it
Here's the Gov research on Australian soil carbon potential (and more)
http://t.co/z6UyQaoypT
Report:
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A soil carbon troppo dream | Precision Farming

A soil carbon troppo dream | Precision Farming | Carbon Farming | Scoop.it
An Australian think-tank headed by retired military types, including a former Howard government governor-general, has offered an alluring vision for the Coalition - irrigate the north and solve carbon emissions.
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Planting ideas on carbon - The Australian

Planting ideas on carbon - The Australian | Carbon Farming | Scoop.it
Planting ideas on carbon The Australian ENGINEER and farmer Robert Vincin has spent the past five years turning millions of hectares of Chinese desert into fertile ground and talking to the richest rulers of the Middle East about a land repair...
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Kenya first to earn carbon credits from sustainable farming - Thomson Reuters Foundation

Kenya first to earn carbon credits from sustainable farming - Thomson Reuters Foundation | Carbon Farming | Scoop.it
Voice of America Kenya first to earn carbon credits from sustainable farming Thomson Reuters Foundation The project in Kenya includes a wide range of low-carbon farming techniques that increase organic matter in the soil and the amount of carbon...
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Kenya first to earn carbon credits from sustainable farming | Daily ...

Kenya first to earn carbon credits from sustainable farming | Daily ... | Carbon Farming | Scoop.it
A project bringing together thousands of small farmers in western Kenya has become the first to earn carbon credits using a new sustainable farming accounting system, the World Bank said on Tuesday.
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Johannesburg's Water Utility to Expand Biogas Plant for Power - Businessweek

Johannesburg's Water Utility to Expand Biogas Plant for Power - Businessweek | Carbon Farming | Scoop.it
Johannesburg's Water Utility to Expand Biogas Plant for Power Businessweek Johannesburg Water SOC Ltd., which provides sanitation to South Africa's biggest city, plans to expand power capacity from a biogas plant almost fourfold, cutting reliance...
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New microbe makes fuel from CO2 in the air

New microbe makes fuel from CO2 in the air | Carbon Farming | Scoop.it
Scientists at the University of Georgia have created a microbe that converts carbon dioxide into biofuel, a discovery that might boost the battle against climate change.
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2013 could be a make or break year for algae fuel

2013 could be a make or break year for algae fuel | Carbon Farming | Scoop.it
2013 is a year where algae fuel makers are finally starting to try to reach scale where they can compete with oil. Will they make it?
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