Why it is urgent to restore soil carbon

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Read more!

Compost, soil, climate change
http://compost.css.cornell.edu/physics.html

Why communities should invest in regenerative agriculture and the soil sponge

Soil restoration and climate solutions

https://www.yesmagazine.org/planet/soil-story-community-earth-annie-leonard-tom-newmark-20190422

How to turn dirt into soil

https://www.yesmagazine.org/issues/dirt/garden-how-to-turn-dirt-into-soil-2019030

Soil restoration, a natural source of climate solutions

https://unfccc.int/news/soil-restoration-a-natural-source-of-climate-solutions

To restore our soils, feed the microbes
5 core principles of soil restoration

Climate change being fuelled by soil damage

https://www.bbc.com/news/science-environment-48043134

Soil health test

Soil carbon, an Australian farmers guide 

https://grdc.com.au/__data/assets/pdf_file/0019/116164/grdc-guide-managingsoilorganicmatter-part-2.pdf.pdf

“We are running out of time”

One of the strongest voices of our time, David Attenborough makes it clear;

“We are running out of time.”

We still have time to pull the emergency brake, but it needs to happen now.

PLEASE WATCH THIS FILM!

 

And this film in Myanmar is excellent. Copy and past these links into your browser! (Sorry, for some reason I couldn’t embed them here.)

Organic waste is not trash!

Why food waste should not go to landfill

Our mantra at Bokashi Myanmar has always been “ORGANIC WASTE IS NOT TRASH”. It’s a message that needs to be heard, and we will keep shouting it.

In Yangon, two-thirds of all the trash collected by YCDC is organic waste. Most of this is food waste which quickly rots in landfill. 

Rotten food accounts for 34% of all methane emissions, a greenhouse gas which is twenty times more damaging to the environment than CO2. Landfills are the second largest single human source of methane emissions in the United States and similar countries (we don’t have figures for Myanmar), accounting for 23% of all methane sources.