Biochar applications to the NZ soil are not currently controlled in any way (as far as I know). This is not the case in a growing number of countries and jurisdictions. I am aware that there are rules or controls … Continue reading
Rocket scientist, Paul Taylor makes a case for biochar industry in Australia (ABC radio, 11Mar14, 13min).
I’ve been exploring the NZRS website, searching their history on biochar reporting. A search on ‘biochar’ on their website pulls information back to 2007. I list and link some of this below… Oct-2013 – 10. Branch event: ‘Biochar in New Zealand’, … Continue reading
Last night, Prime TV aired the third episode of ‘Keeping it Pure’ which was focused on water… “Most of New Zealand’s monitored waterways are polluted, but how has this happened and is it possible to turn things around?” I think … Continue reading
Biochar is a veritable Swiss army knife for some of the planets problems. There are many tools being unfolded for agriculture enhancement and environmental repair. Energy tools abound, due to the diverse range of biochar production methods, and their residual … Continue reading
Switzerland has become the first country in Europe to officially approve the use of certified biochar in agriculture, with the Federal Ministry of Agriculture issuing its approval on 23 April 2013. In it, the Delinat Institute is given responsibility for … Continue reading
“Deep soils store up to five times more carbon than is commonly reported, a new study by Murdoch University and Cranfield University in the UK has found. Soil locks in greenhouse gases by storing carbon, making it a crucial player … Continue reading
Brian Cartwright on the “biochar multiplier factor”. http://tech.groups.yahoo.com/group/biochar-policy/message/4748 … Continue reading