How healthy soils can reverse climate change
Thank you to KISS THE GROUND for this amazing “Soil Story” video! More resources are on their Soil Science page–from videos to fact sheets–where they offer a wealth of sources on the power and science of soil.
And check out the new feature film Kiss the Ground.
Why the Soil Food Web matters
In these two videos from Dr. Elaine Ingham’s soil food web school, she describes the wondrous invisible world in the soil and explains how regenerating soil can help heal climate chaos by sequestering carbon
Why preserving the people and their sources of sustenance matters
View more clips of Vandana Shiva’s work
More soil and ecosystem resources
- New York Times interactive “Meet the Peat; Unsung Heroes of Carbon Capture” about the value of peatlands for climate stability and historical information.
- Dr. Christine Jones is a leading soil scientist, microbiologist and aggregator of the most recent research on soil health. Check out this video playlist for deeper dives on carbon farming, cover cropping and working with soil biodiversity: Future of Agriculture for Ecosystems and Human Health
- The Native Plant Trust, based in Framingham MA is a wonderful resource in support of ecological gardening. They provide education, grow native plants for sale and consult on conservation projects to restore ecosystems.
- Rick Baruc and Deb Habib at Seeds of Solidarity have some great programs for the community For school gardening programs https://seedsofsolidarity.org/school-programs/, https://seedsofsolidarity.org/grow-food-everywhere-for-health-and-justice/, https://seedsofsolidarity.org/workshops-and-events/
- Biodiversity for a Livable Planet is a Cambridge MA-based organization that hosts conferences on ecosystem restoration to reverse global warming. View their list of actions for people to perform right now at their solutions page: https://bio4climate.org/solutions/, then find their conference recordings at their home page: https://bio4climate.org/.