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Soil to Grow Food Will Disappear In 60 Years! February 4, 2010

Posted by gregquill in Uncategorized.
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Now, probably from the folks who brought you Global warming, a new Chicken Little announcement:

Britain facing food crisis as world’s soil ‘vanishes in 60 years’

British farming soil could run out within 60 years, leading to a catastrophic food crisis and drastically higher prices for consumers, scientists warn. [Was one of the scientists named ‘Beaker’?]

By Andrew Hough
Published: 7:30AM GMT 03 Feb 2010

Gives science a bad name. Somebody dig me up in 60 years and tell me what happened.


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1. tony lovell - February 5, 2010

Imagine if we had a process to remove billions of tonnes of CO2 from the atmosphere safely, quickly and cost-effectively – while at the same time building soil, reversing desertification, boosting biodiversity, enhancing global food security and improving the lives of hundreds of millions of people in rural and regional areas around our planet?

We do – it’s called changed grazing management and soil carbon.

Please take a look at the presentations on http://www.soilcarbon.com.au/ to learn more.


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