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December 2009 Archive: Soil News

These news stories, which concern soil and soil-related topics, have been gathered from various sources on the Internet.  I try to pick one article each day to highlight. Sometimes I will select two articles. Sometimes it will be a slow news day and I won’t find any to highlight.  The full articles are located off

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Where Does Soil Fit into Climate Change?

 

Since the Copenhagen climate talks are in the news this month, it seemed like a good idea to give an overview of the soil aspect of climate change. This is a very general discussion for those people looking for a starting point. If you are looking for a more technical discussion, this will not be

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5 Soil-Based Gifts for Gardeners

 

Have you been trying to think of a gift for a gardener who is always talking about improving their soil or conserving their soil? Is your gift recipient a sustainable gardener? Here are a few gift ideas for that gardener that is striving for healthy soil.

Compost and Worm Bins

Compost bins turn yard, garden and kitchen

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November 2009 Archive: Soil News

These news stories, which concern soil and soil-related topics, have been gathered from various sources on the Internet.  The full articles are located off of this site. Click on the title to see the full article. I will keep links on this page for about a month. View the Archive for a list of older

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October 2009 Archive: Soil News

These news stories, which concern soil and soil-related topics, have been gathered from various sources on the Internet. 

Bacteria Could Survive in Martian Soil (Universe Today, 31 Oct 09)

Studies with bacteria from harsh environments on Earth have determined that it is possible for similar bacteria to survive the harsh conditions in Martian soils. When combined with

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