Syntropy is the name of an agro-ecological method invented by a Swiss researcher called Ernest Gotsch.

He pioneered this innovative method of creating life in the soil by sequestering as much carbon as possibly with the use of pioneering plants. He did this in Brazil in the 80s and 90s and today has a huge hold on the students of the Agroforestry sector in Brazil and emerging followers around the world that have used his methods.

In this short snippet of a video you get an idea of what it looks like inside a syntropy system. Notice the organic cover on the ground, its one of the big visual differences between a conventional monoculture plantation, and a system where biomass is abundant and trees are constantly being cut, and more carbon added to the soil for water retention and nutrient exchange.

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