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Charcoal Natural Solution to Crop Fertilizer Pollution, U of G Study Reveals

Charcoal may be the solution to reducing ammonia pollution and lowering greenhouse gas emissions from fertilizer for crop plants, according to a groundbreaking study by a University of Guelph soil scientist. U of G professor Adam Gillespie, along with Cornell University researcher Johannes Lehmann and other co-authors, discovered that naturally occurring charcoal in soil can …

Rapid Permafrost Thaw Unrecognized Threat to Landscape, Global Warming Researcher Warns

A “sleeping giant” hidden in permafrost soils in Canada and other northern regions worldwide will have important consequences for global warming, says a new report led by University of Guelph scientist Merritt Turetsky. Canadian Press covered the research in an article that appeared in several publications, as did Global News. Internationally, the research attracted attention …