78 results for tag: rock dust

Soilicious’s Arianne Neele Nominated for World Food Prize Pioneer Award

Arianne Neele, the Co-Founder of Soilicious and a fourth generation agricultural expert, was nominated for the Top Agri-food Pioneer Award.

Breaking ground: Professor makes “rocks for crops” reality in Cameroon

In the early 2000s, Jean Pierre Nguetnkam from the Department of Earth Sciences at the University of Ngaoundéré, Cameroon, was inspired to start a research program on soil remineralization.

ERW24: Enhanced Rock Weathering Conference

Time & Location Conference Title: ERW24: Enhanced Rock Weathering Conference Host Organizations: Yale University Date: Apr 26 – Apr 27, 2024 Location: Yale University, Friday: Kline Geology Laboratory 210 Whitney Ave, New Haven, CT 06511. Saturday: Marsh Lecture Hall Gibbs Lab, 260 Whitney Ave, New Haven, CT 06511 Conference Description: “Join us at ERW24, the second annual Enhanced Rock Weathering Conference, held at Yale University. This conference aims to bring together experts in the field to discuss topics such as commercialization, cost, implementation, and new scientific advancements in rock weathering.” Special ...

Recent Advances in the Tanzania Project: New partnerships and new tools

Since 2023, Remineralize the Earth has partnered with Engineers Without Borders - Tanzania (EWB-Tanzania) to produce and distribute an all natural fertilizer.

From Agrimagined to Agreality in Africa

Nature finds ways of directing resources to where they are needed most, but if your eyes are not tuned to see these processes, they get taken for granted. Bryan Ollier has spent years honing this observational skill and has gained many lessons of how the natural world shares its nutrients. His recent work has sought to take these lessons and use them to make agriculture work with these natural processes, rather than against them.  Ollier has been partnering with Joseph Kinuthia of Kenya through their organization Agrimagined since 2021 to find innovative ways to tackle the challenges that farmers face in rural Africa. The bulk of the work ...

New Campaign Supporting Project to Address Food Insecurity in Tanzania

In partnership with Engineers Without Borders Tanzania, RTE is raising funds to introduce rock dust and biochar to soils in the Kilimanjaro Region of Tanzania to improve soil fertility, crop yields, and income for farmers.

Rock Dust Is Effective to Fight Climate Change, University of Illinois Energy Farm Finds

A new field study led by University of Illinois researcher Ilsa Kantola demonstrates how we can use rock dust weathering to greatly enhance carbon dioxide removal from the atmosphere.

The Riches of Rock Dust, by the Get Real Alliance

The Get Real Alliance has released a documentary series covering topics from founder David Munson’s book Get Real: A Positive Solution to Climate Change. The eight episodes released so far describe the carbon cycle, biochar and rock dust, as well as issues related to grasslands, forests, oceans and more.  The Get Real Alliance explains their goals as follows: “The Get Real Alliance supports rock dust remineralization of soil and wetlands, biochar additions to soil for fertility and water retention, marine wetland restoration and overall agricultural changes.” https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TKy4xikNEuk The video above, “Episode 5: ...

The Riches of Rock Dust, by the Get Real Alliance

Episode 5 of an 8 part series around positive solution for climate change, created by the Get Real Alliance

A Breakthrough in Verifying Carbon Dioxide Removal by Rock Dust Weathering

For over a billion years, rock weathering has played a central role in regulating Earth's climate. So what’s behind the rock-climate connection? It turns out...