Most of the soil in the Amazon is not very fertile. there is only thin topsoil which recycles rapidly with dying and decomposing organic matter.
To: hinckley buzzard
The areas they are discussing have deep topsoil, up to 6 feet deep. Entrepreneurs are figuring out how to recreate quickly what took the Amazonians generations. It is the stuff of hippies’ dreams(except the part about hard work) but it is real.
posted on 09/06/2010 12:58:28 PM PDT
(Read Hazlitt's "Economics In One Lesson.")
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