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Charcoal-like biochar improves soil hydration and enhances agricultural production while it curtails nutrient leaching, increases nitrogen available to plants and reduces the release of gas pollutants. Image credit: Ghasideh Pourhashem
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Climate change likely to increase black carbon input to the Arctic Ocean

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University of Georgia Skidaway Institute of Oceanography scientist Aron Stubbins led a team of researchers to determine the…
Biochar alters water flow to improve sand and clay, study finds

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As more gardeners and farmers add ground charcoal, or biochar, to soil to both boost crop yields and…
Making the most out of nature’s resources: combining technologies means higher bioenergy yields

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Sustainable energy sources are by all means on great demand in our energy-dependent world. Sun, wind and water…
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