Paul Hawken introduced the notion of building in the value of products that help or hurt the commons, a notion he called Natural CapitalismWhat is the value of charcoal when you factor in it's benefits to our shared lands?


Those research papers on nutrient retion, that's a lot of fertilizer kept out of our water systems. Fertility quickly becomes a waste problem. 


Nearly half of the CO2 that would have gone into the air as the wood rooted away becomes sequestered as carbon that's locked in and enhancing soil for a long time. 

Prevention of fire danger

Forest restoration decreases fire danger and returns damaged land back towards old growth systems.