Wednesday, July 18, 2012
"Establish soil carbon as a measure of global sustainability"
This headline was the 3rd recommendation made in a submission by the United States Studies Centre and the University of Sydney to the recent UN Rio+20 gathering. The first and second refer to the global soils crisis - known as "Soil Security". This follows closely on the United Nations Environment Programme Yearbook 2012 recognising the importance of increasing and maintaining soil carbon for the reversal of soil degradation.
Posted by Michael Kiely at 11:13 PM