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Dirt Rich

"Dirt Rich" shifts focus from greenhouse gas emissions to carbon drawdown which is the only viable solution for reversing the effects of runaway global warming in a timely manner. Through exploration of geo-therapy strategies, "Dirt Rich" shines a light on their value and beauty which undeniably are our last hope for protecting life as we know it on this challenged planet. Through regenerative agricultural practices, reforestation of abandoned land, protection/restoration of carbon-rich wetlands and keystone species, "Dirt Rich" illustrates how implementing these strategies will return our atmosphere to safe levels of carbon while growing soil, our most precious resource.

Director(s): Marcelina Gravat
Script: Marcelina Gravat
Production: Passelande Pictures, Eric Katsuleres
Music: Tom Rhodes
Actors: David Montgomery, Tom Newmark, Wes Jackson, Eric Toensmeier, Gregory Cruz, Josiah Hunt, Davis Morell, Bob Wells, Peter Hirst, Mark Mathis, Rick Green, Karen Ross, Alejandro Garcia, Kate Lundquist, Eli Asarian, Brock Dolman, Sherri Tippie, Tom Gorgeau, Kristin Ohlson, Steve Farell, Lavy Kopold, Danilo Solano, Josef Biechler, Ricardo Brenes Gonzales, David Evans, Claire Herminjard, Richard Teague, Anne Biklé, Mac Kobza, John Hoogland, Willie Smits
 
Year: 2018
Duration: 88 min
Our age recommendation: 16
Language (audio): English
Country of origin: United States
Shooting Locations: Indonesia, United States, Costa Rica
 
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Main topic(s): Permaculture
Secondary topics: soil circular economy regeneration growth
Mentions: biochar soil regeneration regenerative agriculture reforestation ecosystem Indonesia Hawaii Costa Rica permaculture orangutan beaver meerkat key species key species carbon permaculture Indonesia
Topic Page(s): Permaculture

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