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Fatboy Gasifier V3 update 0

Fatboy Gasifier V3 update

For those interested in my open source Fatboy Top Lit Updraft Insulated Gasifier. It now has some more photos and an updated PDF plan, just click here >>>> I have also just uploaded an...

Torgoch Biochar Project in Wales UK 0

Torgoch Biochar Project in Wales UK

The Torgoch project began when we learnt of a disease affecting over 1,400 hectares of woodland in Wales. Phytophthora ramorum is a fungus-like pathogen in plants. In 2010 it was found to be killing...

Black is Green mobile biochar demonstration unit 0

Black is Green mobile biochar demonstration unit

Lakeland College and Alberta Innovates Technology Futures (AITF) with assistance from Western Economic Diversification Canada and industry support have developed the Alberta Biochar Initiative. The ABI is intended to develop and demonstrate technologies that...

Alberta Biochar Initiative (ABI) Ribbon Cutting 0

Alberta Biochar Initiative (ABI) Ribbon Cutting

Just a quick update with a photo from the event. Since the pivotal stakeholders workshop led by AITF in October 2011, ABI has been formally established and has demonstrated its capacity with two mobile...

Lost carbon? 0

Lost carbon?

I have come across a few news articles referring to research which is suggesting biochar applied to agricultural soils will act in the same fashion as char created from wild fires in forest areas....

Waste No More 0

Waste No More

Waste No More The challenge is simple, turn a type of waste into something useful. Nicole has found the perfect solution. Biochar! Join her as she learns all about the history, the process of...

New Zealand Tree Workshop 0

New Zealand Tree Workshop

NOVEL TREE CROPS HEALING THE PEOPLE, HEALING THE LAND, HEALING THE WATER TE WHANGI TRUST 29th- 30th April, 2013 The Te Whangai Trust on the Kaiuau Coast is hosting two days of hands on...

Biochar under the Australian Carbon Farming Initiative

Biochar under the Australian Carbon Farming Initiative

Dr James Joyce and myself travelled to Canberra last week to help represent the biochar production industry in Australia for the Department of Climate Change, workshop to discuss the development of methodologies for biochar...

Considerations relevant to the storage and shipping of Biochar

Considerations relevant to the storage and shipping of Biochar

Some confusion has arisen with regards to classing biochar as an active carbon or charcoal with regards to shipping and hazardous goods regulations. Black Earth Products has sold and shipped biochar all over Australia...

We do something or we’re screwed

We do something or we’re screwed

This is slightly off topic but close to my heart.  The Evergreen State College invited David Roberts to speak at a TEDx event called “Hello Climate Change: Rethinking the Unthinkable.” David Roberts Blog >>>>...

The Kurwongbah Overflow

The Kurwongbah Overflow

In September this year I held two open garden event’s, the first event was organised with Brisbane Organic Growers Inc (BOGI). The second was open to South East Queensland Permaculture groups. A good friend...

Biochar Bob and the Char Alliance

Biochar Bob and the Char Alliance

Biochar Bob wants to head to the developing world to profile char projects working in some of the world’s poorest regions!

German viticulture biochar project

German viticulture biochar project

German viticulture biochar project using an Australian design Black is Green BiGchar 1000 unit. The original story is in German which is available here or a slightly broken Google translate version here. Foto: Kai Kricheldorff

Biochar companies join forces

Biochar companies join forces

Clean technology company, Black is Green, merges with Soil Improver company Black Earth Products. Queensland based carbon recycling technologies  company Black is Green (BiG) and Australia’s leading developer and supplier of soil carbon boosting...