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Restoring soil can help address climate change

Updated : August 14, 2019 01:32 PM IST

The report assesses the potential impacts of climate change on food production and concludes that rising atmospheric carbon dioxide levels will reduce crop yields and degrade the nutritional quality of food.
Today humans have degraded roughly one-third of the world’s topsoil, and about 3.2 billion people – more than a third of humanity – already suffer from the effects of degraded land.
Barriers to adopting regenerative farming systems include force of habit, lack of knowledge about new practices and real and perceived economic risk during the transition. But the benefits of rebuilding healthy, fertile soil are clear.
Restoring soil can help address climate change
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