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Bionic Planet: Reversing Climate Change by Restoring Nature

Jan 11, 2024

Dr. Zorodzai Maroveke -- AKA "Dr. Zoey" -- heads the Zimbabwe Industrial Hemp Trust, which is promoting the uptake of industrial hemp as a climate smart alternative to wood, cotton, and plastic.

Hemp, she explains, replenishes faster than wood, uses far less water than cotton, and has almost no waste.

Its ecological benefits are clear, and she hopes carbon finance can be used to overcome the financial challenges to scaling up.

Supplemental Reading: "Commodities at a Glance: Special Issue on Industrial Hemp"