One answer to food crisis may lie beneath our feet

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) estimated that soil degradation could rise to 90 per cent by 2050 if nothing is done. The more degradation, the less food for a growing population.At the most basic level, soil comprises complex eco-systems of bacteria, fungi, worms and microbes that preserve biodiversity, conserve water and capture carbon. Saving the soil literally saves our future.

Source : The Statesman

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