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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

Agriculture

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

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