Will Healthy Soil Be Our Climate Savior?
With Spaceship Earth hurtling through space at great speed, imagine if someone told you (a passenger on that ship) that the main oxygen systems were failing because of how food was being grown. What would you do upon receiving that dire warning?
An imminent oxygen loss just happens to be current fact. Industrial agriculture is stripping our soils of carbon, which ends up in the oceans and creates acidification, so the ocean’s phytoplankton (which provides two-thirds of the planet’s oxygen) is rapidly dying off.
The good news is that we can cool both planet and seawater, while removing excess carbon from the sea, by a solution that’s right under our feet: regenerative agriculture.
Read the full article at The New Hope Network.