6 Reasons Soil Pollution Should Not Go Unnoticed
Soil is a finite resource, meaning its loss and degradation is not recoverable within a human lifespan. Soils affect the food we eat, the water we drink, the air we breathe, our health and the health of all organisms on the planet, writes the FAO.
Can a Nature-Based Economy Help Us Drive Green Growth?
Thomson Reuters Foundation, 25 April 2018
Bioeconomy is a hot topic for scientists and policymakers. Rapid advances in molecular biology combined with big data and artificial intelligence have resulted in big jumps in our… Read more »
Dreaming of a New Sustainable Economy
IPS, 20 April 2018
Officials from around the world came together to create and support a vision for a new, sustainable economy: a bioeconomy. Read more »
Over to You, Children! Zambia's 'Plant a Million Trees' Takes Root
IPS, 24 April 2018
Trees are a vital component in the ecosystem - they not only give oxygen, store carbon, stabilise the soil and give refuge to wildlife, but also provide materials for tools,… Read more »
Soil and Water Conservation Campaign
Shabait, 2 May 2018
The residents of 16 Administrative areas in Tsorona sub-zone and 5 Administrative areas in Emni-Haili sub-zone are conducting praiseworthy soil and water conservation popular… Read more »
Soil naturally absorbs carbon from the atmosphere through a process known as sequestration which not only reduce harmful greenhouse gases but also creates more fertile soil.
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