Links & Resources
An interesting video by Patagonia preaching the gospel of soil microbes and how it may be the key to saving the planet.
Can Dirt Save the Earth?
Agriculture could pull carbon out of the air and into the soil — but it would mean a whole new way of thinking about how to tend the land.
Learn more at The New York Times Magazine website.
Dig2Grow: David Montgomery
David R. Montgomery is an author and a Professor of Earth and Space Sciences at the University of Washington, studying the evolution of topography and the influence of geomorphological processes on ecological systems and human societies. Learn about Montgomery’s fascinating work and publications on his Dig2Grow website.
Everyone knows we need clean air and water, but we don’t think as much about the soil beneath our feet—and that’s a big mistake. Soil is literally the foundation of all civilizations, of life itself even; we grow 95 percent of the food we eat in the soil.
Learn more at The Nature Conservancy website.