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Biochar Study Tour: Update 2

Adam O'Toole in Kaindorf Austria: Carbo Fertil Project: Biochar's Potential to Help Meet Norway's GHG Reduction Goals One more of a series of great value presentations during the IBI2018 Excursion to Kaindorf, Austria in June. This was the presentation...

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Biochar Study Tour: Update 1

As part of the International Biochar Initiative’s IBI2018  excursion, we visited the Ökoregion Kaindorfin Austria with a great group of people from 15 countries. There is a unique opportunity to create a formal partnership and information exchange with the...

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Eliminating antibiotic use in farming by using biochar

Kathleen Draper says: "I was recently in Austria, where I toured a large poultry farm that uses biochar in their feeds. The animals love it, the producers are able to eliminate antibiotic use, and the odour of the litter has been significantly decreased."...

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AGFEST 2018: Interview with Frank

Check out the live stream from Agfest Frank, talking about the history of charcoal in nature, and how charcoal can be used as a sponge, a carrier mop, food additive and tool for many different applications. Frank explains the origin of the term biochar,...

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Frank Strie on ABC Life Stories

Frank was recently filmed for My Back Road on ABC Open - He was interviewed about coming to Tasmania, leaving a destructive industry, raising a family on the land, using natural methods and upcycling waste materials. You can check out the interview and...

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IBI Biochar Study Tour – an Overview

TOUR INFO & UPDATES Ecoregion Kaindorf While biochar is a key focus of our tour, there are other methods available for building soil carbon. The ecoregion Kaindorf, a collaboration of 6 communities in Austria, has spent the last 11 years proving that farmers, given...

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Austrian International Biochar Study Tour 2018

Frank will be participating in the IBI Biochar Study Tour in June 2018.  This is a 3 and a half day event held in Austria and will cover Pyreg Technology, creating Terra Preta, using biochar in livestock and feeding, and much, much more. This study tour is being...

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Using Satellites to find Biochar in the Amazon

Atlas Obscura have recently posted a news article about a team of scientists from the University of New Hampshire who are using satellites to detect slight differences in the way light reflects off the tree leaves in the Amazon rainforest, to find concentrations of...

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