Dolph Cooke

Founder, Biochar Industries2014 Northern Rivers RELP

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I just went for it and left FEAR for dead. I have not looked back.

What was the most valuable thing you got out of CSL?

Joy and meeting a wonderful team of like minded people I honestly feel I can confide in without judgement. Friends for life.

Why are you passionate about sustainability? What was the moment or event that made you decide to become a 'change maker' in your field?

When my (unknown to me at the time) Mentor provided a workshop on Biochar at UKI. 2 weeks later he passed in a tragic accident and his energy was dispersed to many people. I felt this energy, harnessed it and have gone through thick and thin to carry his flame, projects missions and Ideas forward whilst at the same time forge my ideas based on his loving memory and principles.

That moment was On Thursday afternoon, 27th August 2009 http://biocharproject.org/charmasters-log/history-of-biocharproject-org/

In 25 words or less, tell us why leadership for sustainability is important.

There is only one planet

How did CSL play a role in directing your current path or project?

One word. Networking.

What do you plan to do next on your sustainability journey?

Agroforestry with Hemp.

Radiation removal with Hemp and Biochar.

Medicinal cannabis

What are three words you would use to describe the Fellowship Program?

The Very Best

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Hannah Forrester

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Lisa Flower

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