“Biochar may represent the single most important initiative for humanity’s environmental and agricultural future.”
– Dr Tim Flannery
As a soil additive, biochar offers numerous benefits. It increases the capacity for soil to hold water &nutrients, greatly reduces emissions of greenhouse gases, enhances crop yields and captures and stores carbon for the long term.
For an information sheet about biochar click here.
The Biochar Revolution book may be purchased at discount at www.biochar-books.com.
Great Biochar Videos:
“Biochar – agrichar – Terra Preta” – Presentation of the potential of biochar to improve the fertility of poor soils, and to sequester carbon. Focus on Australia. 11 mins
“Secrets of El dorado” video – About the Terra Preta soils of the Amazon – is a ‘must see’ documentary if you haven’t already, runtime 49 mins.
Part 1 of the Biochar movie “The Promise of Biochar” 9 mins
“Biochar on the farm” Part 2 of “The Promise of Biochar” 2.2 mins
ABC Science: “What is biochar?”
Age article: “Mobile kiln burns the stubble left over after wheat and other crops are harvested” – an article about one of our participants at the April 2013 workshop.
Australia & New Zealand Biochar Researchers Network
Biochar on Wikipedia
Carbon Farmers Australia
CSIRO Overview on Biochar
International Biochar Initiative
Soil Carbon Australia
South West Victoria Biochar Action Group