Étiquettes » Terra Preta

Biochar’s Roots in the Amazon: Terra Preta

Hundreds, if not thousands, of years ago, a very special soil was growing in the Amazon River Basin. Utilized by the native populations to improve crop yields, its origins are not fully understood. 380 mots de plus


Bahia: Of Coconuts, Community and Cacao

I wake from a muggy haze, my shirt sticking to my back as the overfull bus winds its way through tropical coastal roads. I adjust my body, stiff from almost 26 hours of traveling through this expansive country and shift my gaze beyond my bleary reflection. 1 186 mots de plus

Travel Stories