Arkiv for kategorien ‘Soil’

Big Facts on climate change, agriculture and food security.

torsdag, 6. februar 2014

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CGIAR: Big Facts is a resource of the most up-to-date and robust facts relevant to the nexus of climate change,…

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Humans: the real threat to life on Earth

søndag, 30. juni 2013

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Guardian: If population levels continue to rise at the current rate, our grandchildren will see the Earth plunged into an…

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Studying Soil to Predict the Future of Earth’s Atmosphere

tirsdag, 19. juni 2012


A new study by researchers at BYU, Duke and the USDA finds that soil plays an important role in controlling…

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Mexico: Climate Change Drives Migration

lørdag, 17. september 2011

IPS: Tlapa, one of the poorest places in Mexico, is ravaged by deforestation, intermittent drought and torrential rains, so that…

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Land grabs threaten food security

onsdag, 27. juli 2011


By Christine Stebbins

CHICAGO, July 26 (Reuters) – Rich countries grabbing farmland in Africa to feed their growing populations can leave…

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Extreme Weather and Climate Change

mandag, 25. juli 2011

Scientific American published a three-part series authored by award-winning science journalist John Carey and commissioned by the Pew Center on Global…

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World on the Edge by the Numbers – Growing Goat Herds Signal Global Grassland Decline

torsdag, 23. juni 2011

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After the earth was created, soil formed slowly over geological time from the weathering of rocks. It began to support…

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Atmospheric CO2 data