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Charcoal From Wildfires Enters Waterways And Works Its Way To Oceans
2013-04-20 07:14:14

New research claims charcoal created from wildfires does not remain in the soil as previously believed, but is instead transported into the sea by rivers, where it ultimately enters the carbon cycle.

The True Fate Of Charcoal In The World's Soils Revealed
2013-04-19 08:35:43

Scientists have uncovered one of nature's long-kept secrets--the true fate of charcoal in the world's soils.

Research In The Brazilian Rain Forest
2012-08-14 12:30:45

Slash and burn practice for centuries as source of stable carbon compounds in the oceans


Word of the Day
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.