LIVING SOILS: A Call to Action

Donna Udall, Francis Rayns, T. Mansfield

    Research output: Book/ReportOther report

    108 Downloads (Pure)

    Abstract

    Soil is essential for life on earth. It is the earth’s living skin we all rely on, but take for granted. One quarter of all known species live within soil. Just one teaspoon can hold more organisms than there are people on the planet. Soils hold more carbon than our atmosphere and vegetation combined. As Lady Eve Balfour, founder of the Soil Association said: ‘The health of soil, plant, animal and man is one and indivisible’.
    Original languageEnglish
    Place of PublicationBristol/Coventry
    PublisherThe Soil Association/Coventry University
    Publication statusPublished - 10 Dec 2014

    Bibliographical note

    The full text is available from: http://www.soilassociation.org/LinkClick.aspx?fileticket=KMGFQY-7sIM%3D&tabid=2416

    Fingerprint

    Dive into the research topics of 'LIVING SOILS: A Call to Action'. Together they form a unique fingerprint.

    Cite this