Peak Soil?

A recent article in the Ecologist is a must read for everyone who eats. All too often we forget about soil as having the same value as trees or water or other highly valued natural resources. Soil may in fact be the most important resource because it sustains us, and on top of that it retains 10x more carbon than our forests. “Peak soil may be upon us, yet we know enough to start reversing the damage. With the right research and the further development of ecological farming systems, we could rebuild our soils, lock up carbon, protect our water courses, and improve our resilience to drought and flood.”

Check out the full article here:

http://www.theecologist.org/blogs_and_comments/commentators/other_comments/2150973/peak_soil_act_now_or_the_very_ground_beneath_us_will_die.html

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