Improving soil quality can slow global warming

Worker in corn field. Widespread use of proven agricultural land management practices can help slow global warming. Credit: Heather Dang photo, UC Berkeley   Low-tech ways of improving soil quality on farms and rangelands worldwide could pull significant amounts...

Improving soil quality can slow global warming

Worker in corn field. Widespread use of proven agricultural land management practices can help slow global warming. Credit: Heather Dang photo, UC Berkeley   Low-tech ways of improving soil quality on farms and rangelands worldwide could pull significant amounts...

Waste Not, Want Not

Biochar is highly porous and rich in carbon, helping the soil to retain nutrients and water. Photo by UN Environment / Lisa Murray     How farmers are cutting down on chemicals with a natural solution to soil degradation At age 56, Vietnamese farmer Luan is...