Monthly Archives: July 2010

The black, flaky miracle that is biochar

An ancient soil enricher is set to be an important tool in the battle to reduce atmospheric carbon, while also helping us grow more food. [6 July 2010 |┬áPeter Boyer] Every now and again in the big, unfolding saga that … Continue reading

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How climate change is changing us

Keynote address to plenary session 2010 School Conference, School of Geography and Environmental Studies, University of Tasmania, Hobart, 2 July 2010. View YouTube video here and here. [3 July 2010 |┬áPeter Boyer] [Professor] Elaine Stratford [head, School of Geography and … Continue reading

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