How does it help farmers? Burning organic material, like wood or plant waste, in a low-oxygen atmosphere produces biochar, a type of charcoal. It is a type of soil amendment that has been used for ages by indigenous people in places like the Amazon rainforest. Due to its potential to lessen the effects of climate… Continue reading What Does Biochar Do?
Environmental Education is Fun Recently, IDEAS For Us hosted a rousing round of Eco-Trivia in partnership with Orlando Science Center at Ivanhoe Park Brewery. Our environmental education questions, generated by our team of scientists, educators, and pop-culture consumers, challenged even Orlando’s eco-elite. Trivia games about the environment are increasingly popular. These games educate players about… Continue reading Environmental Education Games: Eco-Trivia!