Category Archives: Soil

One third of the food we grow gets wasted

As Avaaz says: Dear friends, It’s a recipe to feed the world— stop wasting a third of all the food we grow, and stop tens of millions of children going to bed hungry each night. The ingredients are all there … Continue reading

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Migrant crisis? Plant a tree!

The World Resources Institute presents the case that a serious contributing factor in today’s African migrant crisis is the failure of food crops and lack of economic security due to the sheer impoverishment of Africa’s soils. To be blunt, the … Continue reading

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ABC’s Landline says Australia needs Hemp food!

ABC’s Landline: We need hemp food in Australia! 1/3rd the water to grow lucen Hempcrete soaks up CO2 as it dries and petrifies Aboriginals are building hemp housing Was the world’s most common fabric material until the cotton gin was … Continue reading

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Giant council waste compost

Gardening Australia recently *so* challenged my approach to waste management I’m thinking of taking the kids on a weekend excursion out to Western Sydney to see this beast. It challenges my ideal of just taking all household rubbish and throwing … Continue reading

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Sadly, CSIRO points out soil sequestration may not be enough.

While the Liberal party continues to argue for abolishing the carbon tax, a new study by the CSIRO points out flaws in their policy. STEVE CANNANE: But a new three-year CSIRO study into soil carbon raises serious doubts about those … Continue reading

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Calvin into ‘sustainability’

Calvin on Dominion Over Creation “…the custody of the garden was given in charge to Adam, to show that we possess the things which God has committed to our hands, on the condition, that being content with a frugal and … Continue reading

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