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"The production of biochar is an ancient farming practice dating back thousands of years to the fertile Terra Preta soils in Brazil. A kind of black powder, used to improve soil health. it is made by heating up organic matter such as wood chips, manure, leaves, or indeed coffee husks, in a process known as pyrolysis. A study in 2010 found that 12 percent of global greenhouse gas emissions could be offset with biochar. Researchers in 2022 also found that mixing wood biochar with cattle manure can cut methane emissions — a huge contributor to climate change — by an astonishing 79 percent"  More at Reasons to be Cheerful ➜

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