BTC/114/2016 - Barrell On … Rediscovering the multiple benefits of biochar. Horticulture Week Opinion (March 2016)
Amazon basin soils are often poor and once the forest has been slashed and burned they become increasingly unproductive, driving people to slash more and burn more. Thus the relentless cycle of exploitation perpetuates, gradually destroying all our prospects for a sustainable future. Perhaps inevitable, but a solution may be beneath the very feet of those most in need, just waiting to be rediscovered.