Living soil: basis for our life

By: Jack Faber · 26 April 2018
Category: Soil and land use

Authors: Jack Faber/ Jaap Bloem/ Ron de Goede    ”The soil is the poor man’s tropical rain forest” These words by the Scottish biologist M.B. Usher are spot on: one does not have to travel far to discover a wide diversity of life forms on a small area. Instead, a look…

It’s the soil…

it's the soil
By: Saskia Visser · 17 April 2018
Category: Soil and land use

Just a question: when you entered your house, when you ate your fries, when you drank a glass of water, or whilst driving your car, did you ever wonder what provides the basic services that are required for all these daily activities? No? It’s the soil. The soil is a…