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PLEASE SUPPORT SEACHAR’S ESTUFA FINCA PROJECT AT: http://jolkona.livestories.com/campaigns/eb1?view=campaign-image-view At a recent meeting in the Bribri community of Amubri, Costa Rica, a woman told one of our Estufa Finca team members that because of deforestation, children are now growing up in the Talamanca Valley without ever having seen a monkey. She then went on to tell us how she plans to use our Estufa Finca Cook-stoves […]

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April29th reposted from: http://www.agrowingculture.org The Use of Wood Vinegar In Reducing The Dependence On Agro-Chemicals Posted in: ESSAYS Modern research on the use of wood vinegar was first carried out in Japan in the early 1950s. It was reported to be effective against: rosette or green mosaic in wheat, nematode in sweet potato, tobacco mosaic, […]

2013 North American Biochar Symposium–Early Bird Registration Extended to August 31, 2013 There couldn’t be a more exciting time to join your colleagues for a North American conference on biochar. Over the past six years, growers, scientists, engineers and entrepreneurs worldwide have experienced the remarkable properties and benefits of using biochar as a soil conditioner, […]

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Program Coordinator, Northwest Biocarbon Initiative JOB ANNOUNCEMENT POSITION SUMMARY: Climate Solutions’ mission is to accelerate practical and profitable solutions to global warming by galvanizing leadership, growing investment, and bridging divides. Since 1998, Climate Solutions has pioneered the vision and cultivated political leadership in the Northwest for the proposition that clean energy and broadly-shared economic prosperity […]

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For Immediate Release Contact: Thayer Tomlinson, IBI Communications Director info@biochar-international.org July 16, 2013 The Board of Directors of the International Biochar Initiative (IBI) is pleased to announce that Mr. Wiley Barbour has been appointed to serve as the organization’s Executive Director. Mr. Barbour, P.E. is a licensed professional engineer with 20 years of relevant experience […]

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From The European Biochar Newsletter

I am posting this here as a way to introduce you to the writings of Hans Peter-Schmidt @ http://www.ithaka-journal.net Switzerland: the first European country to officially approve biochar by Hans-Peter Schmidt Switzerland has become the first country in Europe to officially approve the use of certified biochar in agriculture, with the Federal Ministry of Agriculture […]

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Hi Charistas, I just got introduced to a new biochar resource and website: http://cost.european-biochar.org/en I just received my first Newsletter from them today: COSTTD1107 Newsletter Final.pdf 917K   View   Download   Share this page: Recommend on Facebook Tweet about it Print for later Tell a friend

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May 25th Stove Building Workshop in Port Townsend WA.

May 25th Stove Building Workshop in Port Townsend WA. 9am- 4pm   Share this page: Recommend on Facebook Tweet about it Print for later Tell a friend

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Una historia Estufa Finca de Costa Rica

  Amor a Primera Vista…..por Thierry Mangel Hace un año descubrí la Estufa Finca en un taller de demostración organizado en Talamanca por SeaChar. Esta ONG norteamericana está promoviendo el uso de estufas y carboneras de fabricación simple, con la finalidad de producir carbón para introducir al suelo, en un intento de mitigar el cambio […]

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SeaChar was written up on NationalGeographic.com today: Biochar Cookstoves Boost Health for People and Crops … Breathing Easier Groups like Seattle, Washington-based SeaChar, the recipient of a $72,000grant from National Geographic’s Great Energy Challenge initiative, have been testing new variations on clean cookstoves. SeaChar’s Estufa Finca (“Farm Stove” in Spanish) burns biomass cleanly while turning it into biochar. […]

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