Putative structure of charcoal from Verheijen et al 2010

Farmers Can Add Activated BioChar to Open Fields for Erosion Control

What type of Carbon is best to Capture? “Carbon isn’t a difficult element to spot in your daily life. For instance, if you’ve used a pencil, you’ve seen carbon in its graphite form. Similarly, the charcoal briquettes on your barbeque are made out of carbon, and even the diamonds in a ring or necklace are…

Brazilian Charcoal Making Buildings-1930

Terra Preta | Amazonian Black Earth

A former worker at a plant farm in East Texas who was from the mountains of Mexico showed me a process that he believed made for the best area for a garden. His suggestion: Dig a hole about 4 foot down then fill with wood, burn it, enjoy the time, then when you go to…