For What It’s Earth

62: Soil: Essential and… Sexy?

September 21, 2021

Join us this week to get down and dirty in the world of SOIL, dirtiness, earthworms, and carbon being burped from our land when we don’t look after it. Soil is important for food production, for water storage and filtering, for improving both our own and our ecosystems’ resilience to climate change, AND HEALTHY SOILS STORE HEAPS OF CARBON. What can we do to a) make soil sexy and b) save our soils? Listen now to find out…

 

Documentaries/movies recommended in this episode:

 

Fantastic Fungi https://fantasticfungi.com/ 

Fantastic Fungi (Netflix) https://www.netflix.com/title/81183477 

Kiss The Ground https://kissthegroundmovie.com/ 

Kiss The Ground (Netflix) https://www.netflix.com/title/81321999?s=i&trkid=13752289%C2%A0%C2%A0%C2%A0 

Biggest Little Farm https://www.biggestlittlefarmmovie.com

Biggest Little Farm (Amazon) https://www.amazon.com/Biggest-Little-Farm-John-Chester/dp/B07R4CFF3M 

 

 

Also, check out The Soil Association for more great information about the importance of our soil: https://www.soilassociation.org/ 

 

Great Ted Talk about soil carbon and global desertification: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vpTHi7O66pI 

 

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