Nigel Gale

Nigel Gale

33 Willcocks Street, Toronto, ON

University of Toronto, Faculty of Forestry

PhD Candidate


Published on Dec 16, 2016

Field update 3: Back in Bangladesh

Hello backers, We are thrilled to announce we are back in Bangladesh collecting data on the biochar experiments! It's been six months since establishment and the results are looking promising, so w...

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Published on May 30, 2016

Field update 2: First experimental forest in Bangladesh!

It gives us great pleasure to announce we have officially established the very first experimental forest in Bangladesh! After careful consideration and much work scouting of forests in Sylhet, we h...

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Published on May 15, 2016

Update from the field: Char and "cha"

We've teamed up with enthusiastic and passionate students from the Shahjalal University of Science and Technology ( SUST ) and have been very busy making biochar and setting up experimental plots i...

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Published on May 03, 2016

Learning about tropical forest ecology and conservation in Malaysia -- departing for Bangladesh!

The team has just finished a two week field course in Malaysia where we studied tropical forest ecology, conservation, and management across the peninsula and on the island of Borneo. We are taking...

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Published on Mar 16, 2016

Our project is featured in U of T news!

Thanks to all of you for supporting this research. We are proud to announce that the University of Toronto news made a story about this project!

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Published on Feb 18, 2016

Md. Abdul Halim recieves Centre for Global Change Science Award

Good news as our project start date approaches (End of April): Md. Abdul Halim has received the University of Toronto Centre for Global Change Science award for his project titled "Effect of biocha...

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Published on Dec 31, 2015

Biochar increases growth of tree saplings in our preliminary nursery experiment in Bangladesh!

Happy holidays experimenters! Thank you much for supporting our research. We have been busy putting together the results from our preliminary tree seedling growth responses to biochar from a nurser...

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Published on Nov 16, 2015

Extraordinary biochar: an introduction, and results from the lab and field

the last four years I’ve been passionately investigating plant growth and physiological responses to biochar. The results have been interesting, surprising, and honestly quite extraordinary.Let’s ...

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