Call it dirt or soil, we’re losing it

Discovery of the day:

Call it dirt or soil, we're losing it My high school science teacher taught me one thing I’ll never forget: dirt and soil are not one in the same. Dirt implies some kind of useless, gross substance lurking in corners of old buildings. Soil on the other, is this rich material that sustains life. But no matter what you want to call it, we are losing it. I know, it seems like a strange thing to lose, but the fact is that for every unit of food we consume (grown using conventional U.S. a … Read More

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