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Biochar Blanket

Hello biochar fans. Here are the top stories we found this week in the world of biochar.

Blanket is CO2 Absorber, Fertilizer and Kiln

The Discovery News website just ran a feature discussing how a specially engineered blanket can convert plant scrap piles (slash piles) into biochar. This is truly high-tech stuff. Read the whole article here.

The Biochar Experiment

Over at permacultureglobal.com, Daniel Brookmann submitted a series of photos and a description of his biochar project. He has an excess of tree limbs from his orchard and decided to create biochar from them. Check out the photos here.

YouthTrade, Conscious Capitalism, & Biochar: Oh My!

In case you missed it, here’s a link of the blog post about YouthTrade from this week from Lopa. Give the article a read and don’t forget to share it with your friends!

Biochar’s Use in Cooking

This week, slate.com ran an interesting article on the series of interviews they’ve had over the years. One in particular mentions using boichar to grill food. Interesting angle. Check out the article here.

That’s all for this week. Thanks for reading!

Biochar’s Part in Producing an Alternative to Natural Gas

Hello biochar lovers! What follows are this week’s popular biochar related news stories.

Biochar’s Part in Producing an Alternative to Natural Gas

Syngas, or synthesis gas, is a gas that can be used as a fuel source. A company based in Washington has developed a method of biomass thermal technology to produce syngas. A byproduct of this production is biochar. The company hopes to open biochar reactors in PA, NJ and CA. Read the whole news article here.

How Can Biochar Keep the Planet Healthy?

Further proof that the biochar craze is sweeping the globe can be found in this blog article courtesy of inhabitat.com. The article asks a simple question: “Could what’s in this little container keep our planet healthy?” Give the article a read over here.

Heriot-Watt University gets Grant

How much biochar can you buy with £105,056? Apparently enough for a university in Edinburge to research carbon capture. Congrats to the Heriot-Watt University and best of luck with your research! Read about this new grant here.

Biochar’s Impact on World Hunger

An extremely in depth article about biochar can be found over at Live Trading News. The article touches on the pressing topic of world hunger and how biochar can help with that issue. Give the article a read here.

That’s all the biochar news we have for you this week. Thanks for reading!