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Brazil: Saving the rainforest and feeding more people

Would you like to hear a fascinating story on how indigenous tribes in Brazil have managed to make extremely fertile dark earth from nutrient-poor yellowish soils, and thus may represent the ability to save the rainforest and feed more people? “The result of such a system would mean better soil, more food, cleaner fuel, less deforestation and, if Kyoto is revised to include payment for carbon negative sequestration in the soil, developing countries like Brazil and poor farmers everywhere will be paid to save the earth, while growing both food and fuel”. Head to Lou Gold‘s blog.

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