The Secret of El Dorado (The discovery of Biochar)

BBC: In 1542, the Spanish Conquistador, Francisco de Orellana ventured […]

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May 2, 2013

BBC: In 1542, the Spanish Conquistador, Francisco de Orellana ventured along the Rio Negro, one of the Amazon Basin’s great rivers. Hunting a hidden city of gold, his expedition found a network of farms, villages and even huge walled cities. At least that is what he told an eager audience on his return to Spain.

Wikipedia: The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) reported Biochar as a key technology for reaching low carbon dioxide atmospheric concentration targets. The negative emissions that can be produced by Bio-energy with carbon capture and storage (BECCS) has been estimated by the Royal Society to be equivalent to a 50 to 150 ppm decrease in global atmospheric carbon dioxide concentrations. Annual net emissions of carbon dioxide (CO2), methane and nitrous oxide could be reduced by a maximum of 1.8 Pg CO2-C equivalent (CO2-Ce) per year (12% of current anthropogenic CO2-Ce emissions; 1 Pg=1 Gt), and total net emissions over the course of a century by 130 Pg CO2-Ce, without endangering food security, habitat or soil conservation.

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10 Comments

  1. dungeonman2125 May 22, 2012 at 1:23 am - Reply

    Amazing! !!

  2. FoxKoit May 22, 2012 at 9:17 pm - Reply

    COOL…:)

  3. GrowParadise December 30, 2012 at 5:09 am - Reply

    another beautiful example of permaculture in action. thank you so much for
    sharing this video.

  4. Enrico de Leon February 22, 2013 at 2:12 pm - Reply

    if you look at the old map with symbols of el dorado fish locations it is
    in the philippines

  5. Paul Daystar April 26, 2013 at 6:29 pm - Reply

    satellite goggle cities hidden under water along the Amazon,… look more
    carefully at all Terra Prieta plots,…

  6. Kit Yinn June 16, 2013 at 7:56 am - Reply

    In Asia we doing the same thing as Mayan did to the earth. Cultivation for
    thousand of years to feed its people until the electrician came along and
    some idiots followed it, billion of people die of starvation and the same
    goes to Russia for following wishful thinkings of a fucking electrician.
    Fuck German keeps your thoughts in your pocket , mind you?

  7. srugel44 July 2, 2013 at 9:49 pm - Reply

    Hello White Man. Aaaaaahh-chooooo! No more amazing cities along the Amazon.

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