by Michael Amaranthus, Ph.D.
Ten years ago you had not heard of the “blogosphere.” Now the term is everywhere. But you probably have not heard of the sphere that you have been walking upon all your life: the “pedosphere;” the thin envelope surrounding the Earth’s surface where soils occur and where soil-forming processes are active. It’s time to change that. Perhaps the single greatest leverage point for a sustainable lifestyle for the 7 billion people on the planet is immediately underfoot — the living soil, where we grow our food. Read More