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Carbon credits and conservation practices
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  • Mahdi Al-Kaisi, Iowa State University
  • H. Mark Hanna, Iowa State University
  • Michael Tidman, Iowa State University
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Carbon and the 'carbon cycle'. Over the past century, CO2 levels have risen significantly. There is considerable debate about the reasons -- whether it's a natural cycle or the result of increased CO2 emissions due to human activities-- but there is general agreement that human activity accounts for part of the increase, especially in view of the continuing increase of CO2 levels following the on-set of the industrial age. There is a great amount of research regarding the benefits of organic matter or soil carbon in improving soil quality and the sustainability of balanced agriculture productivity.
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Iowa State University
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Mahdi Al-Kaisi, H. Mark Hanna and Michael Tidman. "Carbon credits and conservation practices" (2004)
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