Forest Recovery

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 “Inherit, retain, and continue to create sustainable highhill land” On July 22, 2020 the Shangri-la/Warm Heart biochar project donated 10 tons of biochar to the Recover Forest Project in Mae Wak. In attendance at this climate action activity was the … Continued

Becoming a Conscious Consumer

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Reduce, reuse, recycle. Hopefully, this is a sentiment you’ve heard many times. Unless you grew up in a household where these were already the guiding principles your family lived by, it’s far more likely you have to make a concerted … Continued

Chiang Mai Breathe Council Support

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Warm Heart strongly supports the Chiang Mai Breathe Council efforts to reduce the haze that plagues Chiang Mai every burning season. We are excited by the Council’s plan to “Start the operation of the smoke stove or bio-burner stove in … Continued

Biochar for Sustainable Soils

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“Maintaining soil fertility is fundamental for improving food security and reducing poverty.” United Nations Environment United Nations Environment recently completed a 3 year study on the impact of biochar on soil sustainability. The motivating factor behind the study was to … Continued

Excerpt from Global Ground Media

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THAILAND: SOLUTIONS BUILT FOR SCALE Other rural communities throughout Asia have come together in support of solutions for local air pollution for a reason that needs no explanation — financial gain. In the mountains of Chiang Mai, a non-profit called … Continued

Biochar Sweeps East Africa

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One small farmer at a time  Sr. Miriam Paulette’s Mission  Sr. Miriam Paulette represents the Warm Heart Biochar Project in East, Central and Southern Africa. You will also find us in Paga, Bolgatanga, Northeast Region, Ghana, where we are Rural Renaissance-Warm Heart and represented by Abeidi Bawa.  Introduction  When … Continued

Why Should You Care?

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by Carol Culver De Leo I mean really, why should you care about a small town in Thailand that has repeatedly earned the dubious honor of being the most polluted city in the world for 4 consecutive days? Chiang Mai … Continued

Stop the Smoke 2019

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From hazy to clean, from black to green: no longer a dream! Stop the smoke forever! Eliminate the cornfields that burn every year. Plant green forest, bamboo and coffee in their place. Be the solution! Help us raise $13,000 (390,000 … Continued

Biochar Trench

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The cheapest, easiest way for small farmers across the developing world to make biochar from crop waste and why it is important that they do Small farmers in the developing world burn 300 gigatons of crop waste annually adding 322 … Continued

Cool the Climate

Cool the Climate by Dr. D. Michael Shafer is a series of 5 articles proposing an actionable plan to reverse global warming. Cool the Climate, Clean the Environment, Improve Public Health, Reduce Rural Poverty with Small-Scale Biochar – Part 1 … Continued

Organic Fertilizer

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Organic fertilizer is the best soil amendment you can add to your garden. Do you want to grow healthy, nutritious vegetables in your garden? Of course you do! Organic fertilizer is easy to make It does not take much to … Continued

Repurposing Styrofoam

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Styrofoam R&D Repurposing styrofoam into a useful product has become a serious pursuit at Warm Heart. Biochar is not the only area of research and development at Warm Heart. Styrofoam is actually one of the worst contributors to ecosystem destruction. … Continued

Smoke Gets in My Eyes

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This is a chulah, the basic cooking stove in rural India. It is fueled with dung, fuelwood, and trash. It is estimated that over 100 million households use these stoves to prepare their meals 2 – 3 times a day, … Continued

Air Pollution

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Pollution in Asia, Are You in Jeopardy? If you live on planet earth, the answer is a resounding “Yes”! Pollution is spread through air currents. Air pollution is not confined to any one region, which means we need to work … Continued

Converting Smoke To Biochar

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How do you tackle the problem of convincing farmers to stop burning their crop fields after harvest? There is no simple solution to the problem. Getting to a cooler climate, cleaner air and rural development one step at a time … Continued

Beyond Going Green

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Doing Green – How’s it cooking? This update to our story Hospitality Embraces Biochar about how a local 5 Star resort, 137 Pillars House in Chiang Mai, is setting the trend for moving beyond “Going Green”, they have embraced “Doing Green” with a … Continued

Successful Biochar Program

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Doing Green: Setting Up A Successful Backyard Biochar Program The first thing you may ask yourself is how dies a biochar oven work? Biochar ovens are based on heating of any organic material (biomass) in the absence of oxygen. Because … Continued

Can your town save the earth?

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Environmental Action by Dr. D. Michael Shafer Yes. Here is how your town can cool the planet and save money doing it. The earth is heating up at an unprecedented rate. Tropical diseases are appearing in American cities. Every summer is … Continued

Hospitality Embraces Biochar

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Pursuing A Breath Of Fresh Air 137 Pillars House, a local 5 Star luxury hotel has shown a real commitment to corporate responsibility by recently setting up an onsite environmental program to do their part to reduce the haze and … Continued

Chiang Mai’s Smoky Season

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RazorTV   For a few months every year, the tourist magnet of Chiang Mai turns to a living hell, as smoke from open fires during the dry season settles into the valley and creates a uniform, ash-coloured horizon.     … Continued

Biochar Presentation Leads To Action

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Giant Steps Forward for Warm Heart’s Biochar Project     Warm Heart was given the opportunity to present the biochar project as a complimentary solution to the “Action Plan 2016,” aimed to prevent and resolve smog in Northern Thailand. The … Continued

Breath Of Fresh Air Grant

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  Funding for Biochar Project On October 1, Consul General Michael Heath announced a State Department grant award of $69,974 (2,099,220 THB) to Warm Heart Worldwide, Inc., to support efforts to assist farmers in reducing seasonal airborne particulate pollution in … Continued

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