Happy soil day!

Happy soil day!

Today, Dec. 5th, is the international soil day. A day devoted healthy and fertile soils. The day is proposed by FAO, the food and agriculture organisation within United Nation, realising that soil is not a sustainable resource, when considering the lifespan of human beings. From this follows that if we spoil the land, then the soil will need so long time to recover, that it will not be within our lifetime. A visible example of this is a story in the Faroese popular science magasin “Frøði” (nr. 2, 2013), where the botanist Anna Maria Fosaa writes about a study from an enclosure, that when established was quite eroded by overgrazing. […]

Góðan molddag!

Góðan molddag!

Happy soil day! Today, Dec. 5th, er the international soil day. A day devoted healty and fertile soils. The day is proposed by FAO, the food and agriculture organisation within United Nation, realising that soil is not a sustainable resource, when considering the lifespan of human beings. From this follows that if we spoil the land, then the soil will need so long time to recover, that it will not be within our lifetime. A visible example of this is a story in the Faroese popular science magasin “Frøði” (nr. 2, 2013), where the botanist Anna Maria Fosaa writes about a study from an enclosure, that when established was quite […]