“Caring for the planet starts from the ground”

Keeping on the theme of todays World Soil Day, “Caring for the planet starts from the ground”. Are we actually caring for our soil?

There have been a few articles recently discussing this topic, both nationally and internationally, from the UK, USA and our productive soils around Auckland being lost to subdivisons? What do you think?

A continuing theme of articles:

Only 60 Years of Farming Left If Soil Degradation Continues – Scientific American

UK is 30-40 years away from ‘eradication of soil fertility’, warns Gove  – The Guardian, UK

Report adds fuel to soil protection calls – FarmersWeekly NZ

Lets keep the conversation going, grow soil awareness!

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Sephrah

I am a Soil Science PhD student at Lincoln University, New Zealand.

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