World’s soils have lost 133 billion tonnes of carbon since the dawn of agriculture, study estimates

From The Independent Amount of carbon released from the Earth is about the same as released by deforestation Ian Johnston Environment Correspondent @montaukian Tuesday 29 August 2017 19:25 BST The degradation of the Earth’s soil by humans has been an environmental catastrophe on a similar scale to the deforestation of much of the planet, a…

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