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#SoilMatters – So How Did Our Authors Treat It?

Here we summarise and provide links to all eight contributions to the soil matters article series. From soil and the city to no till, humus and technical articles from soil scientists, there is much in here to cause wonder, controversy and, it is hoped, greater understanding. […]

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#SoilMatters Part 3 | Soil, Carbon and Policy – where now for 4p1000?

The role of farming in climate change mitigation is controversial and fraught. The UN COP (Conference of Parties) Climate Change has tentatively introduced soil and carbon sequestration into its workings, via 4 pour 1000. However the role of particular agronomic practices involving livestock is under special scrutiny. Does livestock release more than it sequesters, or does the farming model matter? What about deep carbon storage? And how will policy makers work with new research and 4p1000? […]

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#SoilMatters | Debate Opener

#SoilMatters – so how best to treat it? In this debate we welcome both big and broad takes on best approaches, as well as detailed analysis of specific agri-industrial inputs and their soil impacts. We will feature soil experts, farmers, stakeholders of varying styles and approaches in this #SoilMatters debate. We aim for a wide range of perspectives. Join in now! […]