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Dozens of Nations Back Regenerative Farming Initiative That Can Help Solve Global Warming

Posted on Friday, March 10th, 2017 by

December 12, 2015 France, Australia, New Zealand, Japan, the U.K., Germany and Mexico are among more than two dozen countries that have signed on to an agreement that one day may be recognized as the most significant climate initiative in history. France’s 4/1000 Initiative: Soils for Food Security and Climate puts regenerative food and farming […]

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Resources For Regenerative Land Use

Posted on Friday, March 10th, 2017 by

Regenerative Land Use is a sub-sector practice of organic farming designed to build soil health or to regenerate unhealthy soils, while democratizing access to local, healthy food and revitalizing communities. Some other definitions and descriptions of regenerative land use: “The nation that destroys its soils destroys itself.”— Theodore Roosevelt, 1907 “By farming organically, we are […]

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4 Levels of Regenerative Agriculture

Posted on Friday, March 10th, 2017 by

Today the Terra Genesis team have released an important white paper, 4 Levels of Regenerative Agriculture. Written by Ethan Roland Soloviev (author of 8 Forms of Capital) and Gregory Landua, it describes how Regenerative Agriculture can begin as a single technique on a farm but quickly evolve into a movement for global systemic change. Soloviev says, “In […]

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Carbon Farming: Fighting Climate Change with Regenerative Agriculture

Posted on Friday, March 10th, 2017 by

Lowering atmospheric carbon dioxide to a level that will avoid catastrophic climate change requires massive shifts across all industries. While industrial agriculture is responsible for high levels of greenhouse gas emissions, there are more sustainable agricultural practices that can in fact help reverse climate change. The term ‘carbon farming‘ refers to a set of […]

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22 Organizations Working to Restore Soils in 2016

Posted on Saturday, February 25th, 2017 by

According to the recent United Nations report, Status of the World’s Soil Resources, the world can ameliorate soil degradation if more sustainable practices are promptly implemented. The U.N. Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) defines soil degradation as “a change in the soil health status resulting in a diminished capacity of the ecosystem to provide goods […]

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A Boon for Soil, and for the Environment

Posted on Saturday, February 25th, 2017 by

By BETH GARDINER MAY 17, 2016 When Gabe Brown and his wife bought their farm near Bismarck, North Dakota, from her parents in 1991, testing found the soil badly depleted, its carbon down to just a quarter of levels once considered natural in the area. Today the Brown farm and ranch is home to a diverse […]

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A Boon for Soil, and for the Environment

Posted on Thursday, February 9th, 2017 by

By Beth Gardiner May 17, 2016 When Gabe Brown and his wife bought their farm near Bismarck, North Dakota, from her parents in 1991, testing found the soil badly depleted, its carbon down to just a quarter of levels once considered natural in the area. Today the Brown farm and ranch is home to a […]

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Carbon Farmers of Australia

Posted on Thursday, February 9th, 2017 by

The Principals of Carbon Farmers of Australia have been pioneers in the farm-based offsets industry. Experience counts. Carbon Farmers of Australia is one of the only Regionally based Carbon Trading Advisors and have 20 years of farming experience in the Central West of NSW. They understand farmers. The Principals of Carbon Farmers of […]

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Carbon Farming in Vermont

Posted on Thursday, February 9th, 2017 by

June 28, 2016 Rachel Fussell Sitting in the 100-year old Farm Barn at Shelburne Farms during a two-day course on Carbon Farming with Eric Toensmeier, I couldn’t help but ponder how simple life’s decisions must have been for the folks who lived and tended this barn back then. The questions that we as individuals and […]

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Carbon Farming in Santa Barbara

Posted on Thursday, February 9th, 2017 by

Recent research in Marin County, which has similar soils and agricultural makeup to Santa Barbara, shows that a one-time application of compost on rangelands can stimulate plant growth at a significant level. By kickstarting the carbon cycle, this strategy uses native grasslands as vehicles for pulling excess carbon dioxide out of the atmosphere […]

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