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These are key articles and publications on carbon ranching. It is a representative selection of current writing and research, rather than a comprehensive list. It will be updated as often as possible!

 

General Articles

  • The Land Stewardship Letter                                                                                                                           (No. 3 &4), 2012                                                                                                                                                        http://landstewardshipproject.org/repository/1/676/soil_health_lsl_package_final.pdf

 

General Books, Reports, and Publications

  • The Carbon Farming Handbook: an Introduction to Soil Carbon, Land Management and Climate Change (3rd edition) Published by the Carbon Farmers of Australia.
    To purchase: http://carbonfarminghandbook.blogspot.com/

 

More Technical

 

  • 'Grassland Management and Conversion Into Grassland: Effects on Soil Carbon'/ Richard Conant, Keith Paustian, Edward Elliott, Ecological Adaptations, 2001.                                                                  http://eprints.qut.edu.au/37788/1/cona2282.pdf
  • "Organic Farming Enhances Soil Carbon and its Benefits," Paul Hepperly, Rita Seidel, David Pimentel, James Hanson, and David Douds Jr. 2007                                                                       http://www.mauialohaaina.org/documents/Carbon_Benefits.pdf

Support for the Carbon Ranch Project is provided by the Compton Foundation, the New Cycle Foundation, and the Lydia B. Stokes Foundation, as well as by the Quivira Coalition and its supporters.