Contents

This page lists the contents of our book, which is separated into three parts: the Past, the Present and the Future, with an introduction entitled ‘Imagine’, and a postscript set a hundred years in the future.

We have included some samples for you to read by clicking on the links below. Please bear in mind that this is still a draft of the final text, so that we may make modifications before the final publication and, of course, we welcome your input and comments. Email us at the address below or via our contacts page, and we will always reply to you: jonathan@theazollafoundation.org

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THE AZOLLA STORY

BY JONATHAN AND ALEXANDRA BUJAK

CONTENTS

IMAGINE

PART 1: THE PAST

Chapter 1: The Mackenzie Delta: Midsummer, 50 million years ago

Chapter 2: The North Pole tells its story

Chapter 3: A Meeting of the Minds

Chapter 4: The Perfect Marriage

Chapter 5: The Hopeful Monster

Chapter 6: The Evolution of a Superorganism

Chapter 7: Strange worlds: From Greenhouse to Icehouse

Chapter 8: Worshipped in the East: Azolla’s use in rice production

Chapter 9: The West discovers Azolla: Classification and geographic distribution

Chapter 10: East meets West. Azolla: superorganism or weed?

PART 2: THE PRESENT

Chapter 11: The Perfect Storm

Chapter 12: Can Azolla help us weather the Perfect Storm?

Chapter 13: How to grow Azolla

Chapter 14: Azolla as a Biofertilizer

Chapter 15: Azolla as a Livestock Feed

Chapter 16: Azolla as a Food for people

Chapter 17: Azolla as a Biofuel

Chapter 18: Azolla’s other uses

Chapter 19: Carbon Capture and Storage

Chapter 20: The Azolla Biosystem

Chapter 21: The Azolla Hub

PART 3: THE FUTURE

Chapter 22: Change

Chapter 23: Helping to feed the world / Urban Agriculture / Africa

Chapter 24: Social Benefits / Building Communities

Chapter 25: The Ugly Face of Coal

Chapter 26: Saving the Rainforests

Chapter 27: Can Azolla help slow Population Growth?

Chapter 28: Azolla’s Role in Space

Chapter 29: Funding the Azolla Biosystem

Chapter 30: Azolla: a Catalyst for Change in the 21st Century

Chapter 31: Does it all seem too simple – Nanotechnology

POSTSCRIPT: The Mackenzie Delta, Summer 2114

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