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The Cola Test | Conservation Magazine

The Cola Test | Conservation Magazine | Soil, science and food | Scoop.it
Need to measure how much uranium is in the soil at that contaminated old mine? Just bring a can of Coca-Cola Classic® along.
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Pluto's New Moon: Five Fun Facts - Space.com

Pluto's New Moon: Five Fun Facts - Space.com | Soil, science and food | Scoop.it
Pluto's New Moon: Five Fun FactsSpace.comA rundown of what scientists know about P5, the newly discovered fifth moon of Pluto.and more »...
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High Level Task Force on Global Food Security to focus on ‘Zero Hunger Challenge’ objectives

High Level Task Force on Global Food Security to focus on ‘Zero Hunger Challenge’ objectives | Soil, science and food | Scoop.it
In the wake of the UN Conference on Sustainable Development (Rio+20), Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon’s High Level Task Force on Global Food Security will be reoriented to focus on a new initiative as part of its efforts to ensure a coherent UN...
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RIO+20 and Sustainable Agriculture: How to Feed the World Without ... - Huffington Post

RIO+20 and Sustainable Agriculture: How to Feed the World Without ... - Huffington Post | Soil, science and food | Scoop.it
RIO+20 and Sustainable Agriculture: How to Feed the World Without ...Huffington PostIt aims to increase food and energy security, while maintaining or enhancing resilience. ...
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Daniel Hillel, Originator of High-Efficiency Irrigation, to Receive ... - Record - Columbia News (blog)

Daniel Hillel, Originator of High-Efficiency Irrigation, to Receive ... - Record - Columbia News (blog) | Soil, science and food | Scoop.it
Record - Columbia News (blog)Daniel Hillel, Originator of High-Efficiency Irrigation, to Receive ...Record - Columbia News (blog)Category> Agriculture-Food, Water Tags> center for climate systems ...
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Nanoparticles found in moon glass bubbles explain weird lunar soil ...

Nanoparticles found in moon glass bubbles explain weird lunar soil ... | Soil, science and food | Scoop.it
A stunning discovery by QUT soil scientist Marek Zbik of nano particles inside bubbles of glass in lunar soil could solve the mystery of why the moon's surface topsoil has many unusual properties. Dr Zbik, from Queensland ...
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Le Canada à la chasse aux écolos

Le Canada à la chasse aux écolos | Soil, science and food | Scoop.it
Dans sa dernière loi d'orientation budgétaire, le gouvernement fédéral canadien de Stephen Harper modifie sensiblement la législation environnementale du pays.
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Microbes found in extreme environment on South American volcanoes | ScienceBlog.com

Microbes found in extreme environment on South American volcanoes | ScienceBlog.com | Soil, science and food | Scoop.it
A team led by the University of Colorado Boulder looking for organisms that eke out a living in some of the most inhospitable soils on Earth has found a hardy...
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Perspectives on conservation and utilizing no-till in the Pleasant Valley ... - Agri-View

Perspectives on conservation and utilizing no-till in the Pleasant Valley ... - Agri-View | Soil, science and food | Scoop.it
Perspectives on conservation and utilizing no-till in the Pleasant Valley ...Agri-View“The question is can you target upland fields in a watershed, implement new practices to keep the sediment and nutrients in the fields and really change water quality,”...
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North Korea’s Food and Water Crisis Exacerbated by the Recent Drought

AUTHOR: Anna Mitrofanova, Future Directions International Background: A recent drought in North Korea is worsening a food and water crisis that already leaves a significant portion of the populat...
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Arctic's wintry blanket can be warming - Science News

Arctic's wintry blanket can be warming - Science News | Soil, science and food | Scoop.it
Arctic's wintry blanket can be warmingScience NewsTemperature plays a major role in determining not only plants' uptake of climate-warming carbon, but also the soil's potential for storing the element.
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Futurity.org – Extreme irrigation threatens US food supply

Futurity.org – Extreme irrigation threatens US food supply | Soil, science and food | Scoop.it
U. TEXAS-AUSTIN (US) — The US food supply may be vulnerable to rapid groundwater depletion from irrigated agriculture, according to a new study.
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Soil and Food Security - SSSA PSA

Soil and Food Security: It's easy to understand that a food like beans comes from soil. But most of what we eat can actually be traced back to soil. It's tru...
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UN EXPERTS URGE ACTION TO ACHIEVE MILLENNIUM ...

UN EXPERTS URGE ACTION TO ACHIEVE MILLENNIUM ... | Soil, science and food | Scoop.it
For his part, the expert on the right to food, Mr. de Shutter, said that despite efforts, progress towards eradicating hunger has been very limited, with the number of people suffering from malnutrition and hunger remaining ...
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Rising CO2 in atmosphere also speeds carbon loss from forest soils ...

Rising CO2 in atmosphere also speeds carbon loss from forest soils ... | Soil, science and food | Scoop.it
Elevated levels of atmospheric carbon dioxide accelerate carbon cycling and soil carbon loss in forests, new research led by an Indiana University biologist has.
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Scientific study urged for river-water quality - Business Mirror

Scientific study urged for river-water quality - Business Mirror | Soil, science and food | Scoop.it
Scientific study urged for river-water qualityBusiness MirrorTHE National Academy of Science and Technology (NAST) is calling for a more science-based monitoring of the water quality of the country's major river basins to help address the looming...
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Warming Will Unlock Carbon in Forests, Study Warns - NYTimes.com

Warming Will Unlock Carbon in Forests, Study Warns - NYTimes.com | Soil, science and food | Scoop.it
Franceska Hopkins, the lead author of the study on carbon in soils. Will OwensFrancesca Hopkins, the lead author of the study on the release of carbon from soil in forests. Green: Science. Climate scientists have long been ...
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China Prepares To Avert Looming Water Crisis – Analysis - Eurasia Review

China Prepares To Avert Looming Water Crisis – Analysis - Eurasia Review | Soil, science and food | Scoop.it
China Prepares To Avert Looming Water Crisis – AnalysisEurasia ReviewBy Taro Ichikawa China is girding up its loins to stave off a serious water crisis by 2030 when population is expected to rise to 1.6 billion.
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We Already Grow Enough Food for 10 Billion People… and Still Can’t End Hunger

We Already Grow Enough Food for 10 Billion People… and Still Can’t End Hunger | Soil, science and food | Scoop.it
Rise Earth A new a study* from McGill University and the University of Minnesota published in the journal Nature compared organic and conventional yields from 66 studies and over 300 trials. Resear...
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Microbes found in extreme environment on South ... - Science Blog

Microbes found in extreme environment on South ... - Science Blog | Soil, science and food | Scoop.it
Much of the sparse snow that falls on the terrain sublimates back to the atmosphere soon after it hits the ground, and the soil is so depleted of nutrients that nitrogen levels in the scientists' samples were below detection limits.
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The Role of Carbon Sequestration in Mitigating Climate Change ...

The Role of Carbon Sequestration in Mitigating Climate Change ... | Soil, science and food | Scoop.it
AES and its partners created science-based methods for measuring, monitoring and documenting for the marketplace, soil carbon and other greenhouse gas emissions and sequestration. TEP has formalized that method, ...
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ICE says localism can solve nation's water crisis - The Construction Index

ICE says localism can solve nation's water crisis - The Construction Index | Soil, science and food | Scoop.it
The Construction IndexICE says localism can solve nation's water crisisThe Construction IndexIronically published on a day that has seen so much rain that water companies are starting to talk about lifting hosepipe bans, the ICE's report addresses...
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Postgraduate options: Academia misses the mark : Naturejobs

Postgraduate options: Academia misses the mark : Naturejobs | Soil, science and food | Scoop.it
Careers advice offered at US institutes is lacking for doctoral students disillusioned with the prospect of an academic career.
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"Can Science Save Europe?" by Helga Nowotny | Project Syndicate

"Can Science Save Europe?" by Helga Nowotny | Project Syndicate | Soil, science and food | Scoop.it
Whereas China, India, and others have invested heavily in research and innovative capacity, Europe is perceived as being on the brink of decline. Worse still, Europe seems intent on ignoring its strengths, which lie in its ...
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