UP IN SMOKE + Q&A with Director Adam Wakeling

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UP IN SMOKE + Q&A with Director Adam Wakeling

Time: September 15, 2011 from 8:30pm to 10pm
Location: Tricycle cinema
Website or Map: http://www.tricycle.co.uk/cur…
Phone: Box Office 020 7328 1000
Event Type: film, screening
Latest Activity: Sep 12, 2011

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Slash and burn farming is an environmental catastrophe on the rise. Around 250million domestic tropical farmers use the technique that gives a year’s fertile soil, which then washes away with the next year’s rains, perpetually forcing growers into fresh rainforest. Deforestation accounts for more carbon emissions than all international transport, and slash-and-burn accounts for around half of that. But there is an answer...
Cornish scientist Mike Hands has been working with a sustainable solution in Honduras for the past 20 years. We follow Mike’s struggle to break the devastating cycle and challenge international agricultural agencies.
Join us for this special screening as part of DocHouse Thursdays followed by a Q&A with director Adam Wakeling.
The evening is sponsored by Oxfam who will be hosting a drinks reception after the film, all are welcome.
Tickets: £9 (£7 reductions)

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