Funding from the federal farm bill is being put to innovative use in Wallowa County, allowing a local group to continue experimenting with biochar as a soil amendment. 72 more words
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Little known side of Hong Kong: Conservation and Restoration work at Kadoorie Farm and Botanic Garden (KFBG)
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James and Thibaud Aronson made a stop in Hong Kong recently, and post a report on what’s going on restoration-wise at the 60-year old Kadoorie Farm and Botanic Gardens.
Biochar, a form of carbon dioxide sequestration (SDR), is a solid material obtained from the carbonization of biomass. This produces a highly porous charcoal. The biomass is then buried in order to lock the carbon into the soil which can improve soil functions and the CO2 typically produced by the natural degradation of biomass is reduced. 205 more words
It’s been discovered by University of Kansas researchers that filling a chamber with acetylene and oxygen, the same gasses used in welding and cutting torches, can produce quantities of graphene when ignited by spark plug at one atmosphere. 47 more words