Microforest Nelson

I missed this story in January but was reminded by a link in the IBI January newsletter (linked in the ABE January newsletter) https://www.stuff.co.nz/environment/climate-news/124046340/new-zealands-first-known-microforest-a-tiny-step-towards-fighting-climate-change “To condition the soil, Davis and Clarken have devised a way to make biochar, a charcoal-like … Continue reading

biochar/wool hybrid biocomposites

https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S0959652616322181#! “Due to the realisation of the reinforcement potential of waste based biochar and wool in polymeric composites, in the recent past, their individual flammability, thermal and mechanical properties were determined. Composites were manufactured with biochar and with both biochar … Continue reading