Out of the Air-Into the Soil: Land Practices that Reduce Atmospheric Carbon
"Out of the Air-Into the Soil: Land Practices that Reduce Atmospheric Carbon" was produced by Prairie Public
Broadcasting, Fargo, North Dakota, in collaboration with the PCOR Partnership managed by the University of
North Dakota's Energy & Environmental Research Center.
"Out of the Air-Into the Soil" premiered to the general public September 26, 2008, on Prairie Public
Television and is the third in a series of documentaries being produced by the PCOR Partnership and Prairie
Carbon dioxide (CO2
) is a greenhouse gas and the major component of our carbon footprint.
sequestration is a way of reducing our carbon footprint using the natural ability
of plants to absorb CO2
from the atmosphere and store the carbon in roots, stems/trunks, leaves,
and soils. This 30-minute documentary shows examples from North and South America where effective landscape
management is helping plants to absorb carbon as a first step toward reducing our carbon footprint. Learn more
about the following projects:
- Rainforest restoration in Brazil
- Mississippi bottomland forest restoration in Arkansas and Louisiana
- Fuel reduction, reforestation, and forest management techniques in California
- Grassland and wetland restoration and no-till agriculture in the northern Great Plains
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