How Agroforestry could save our planet

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Life in Syntropy is a new short film made specially to be presented at COP21 in Paris. The film tells a remarkable success story about the benefits of syntropic agriculture and agroforestry on a farm in Brazil.

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Ernst Grotsch

Brazilian farmer Ernst Gotsch bought 1 200 acres of completely deforested land on the edge of the rainforest in 1984. Against all odds, he worked with nature to transform the land into an incredibly biodiverse working farm capable of feeding people, yielding both food and timber, as well as changing the entire climate of the area by bringing the ecosystem back into balance…

*This film was made by Agenda Gotsch

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