Replanting the rainforest (pt 5)

April 8, 2009

Biochar – soil enriching, carbon gobbling, lo-tech remedy to greenhouse emissions. Invented by our ancestors, deposits of Biochar enhanced soil, called Terra Preta, have been found in vast areas of the Amazon basin, Ecuador and Peru, as well as in parts of West Africa, the South African savanna and late Roman Britain. The Terra Preta in the Amazon, where it is most prevalent, was created by humans 2500 years ago, and it is still regenerating.

Replanting the Rainforest (pt 4)

April 7, 2009

The definition of deforestation is not the loss of trees, but the change of land use from forested to some other use. If trees are lost even through clear cutting, if the land is left alone, the trees will come back eventually.

Replanting the Rainforest (pt 3)

April 6, 2009

Reforestation efforts are sprouting up all around the world. Numerous conservation groups are working to preserve, enlarge and connect the world’s rainforests.

Replanting the Rainforest (pt 2)

April 3, 2009

Sustainably Managed Permanent Rain Forest Habitats Thursday, 05 March 2009 The Sustainably Managed Permanent Rainforest Habitat concept is a key differentiation point with other Tree Planting projects run by other organizations. Because these programs do not have control of the lands where the trees are planted and in most cases the trees are planted in […]

Replanting the Rainforests (pt 1)

April 1, 2009

Replanting the rainforests is a program of the Eco Preservation Society based on creating sustainably managed permanent rainforest habitats — a step beyond conservation and tree-planting in that it creates environments that mimic the natural processes of the forest environment.