RESOURCES

LET'S TALK ABOUT SOIL

This animated film tells the reality of soil resources around the world, covering the issues of degradation, urbanization, land grabbing and overexploitation; the film offers options to make the way we manage our soils more sustainable.

Switch Your Thinking

AUG 12, 2017

SCIENCE WEEK - SOIL SECRETS

Slide presentation from the Switch Your Thinking, 'Soil Secrets' workshops presented during science week. 'Switch your Thinking' is a local government initiative that inspires sustainable action in the community.

AUG 12, 2017

CATION EXCHANGE

Not all soils are created equal. Chemistry helps agriculture succeed in a variety of environments. This video explains how soils (often negatively charged) interact with nutrients (often positively charged) through cation exchange. The cation exchange capacity (CEC) of a soil determines how frequently and in what doses it should receive fertilizer.

MAR 4, 2013

HOW TO GREEN THE WORLD'S DESERTS AND REVERSE CLIMATE

"Desertification is a fancy word for land that is turning to desert," begins Allan Savory in this quietly powerful talk. And terrifyingly, it's happening to about two-thirds of the world's grasslands, accelerating climate change and causing traditional grazing societies to descend into social chaos. Savory has devoted his life to stopping it. He now believes -- and his work so far shows -- that a surprising factor can protect grasslands and even reclaim degraded land that was once desert.

hydrophoboc soils

FEB 2, 2017

HYDROPHOBIC SOILS?

Does water pool on top on for your soil? Is your garden still dry despite rain and watering? Chances are your soil hs become hydrophobic.