Documentary in German: scobel – Lebensraum Boden


Wenige Zentimeter unter unseren Füßen liegt ein verborgenes Universum: der Boden. Wir brauchen diese fragile Welt zum Überleben. Dennoch sind wir im Begriff, sie nachhaltig zu zerstören. Watch the documentary (until 8 April 2026): https://www.3sat.de/wissen/scobel/scobel–schutz-fuer-das-oekosystem-boden-100.html


A Soil Scientist’s Perspective – Carbon Farming, CO2 Certification & Carbon Sequestration in Soil


By Andrea Beste In 2018, the Land Use, Land Use Change and Forestry Regulation (LULUCF) [1] was adopted. Its commitments are to be included in the new EU energy and climate policy framework for the period of 2021 – 2030. The expectation is that …

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Precision Farming – or “The Emperor’s New Clothes”?


By Andrea Beste For some years now, it has been loudly and frequently advertised. In fact, it iseven recommended by the EU Commission as an eco-scheme measure – alongside practices like agroforestry and agroecology – to be funded from the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) …

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The Myth of Climate Smart Agriculture – Why Less Bad Isn’t Good


At a time when rains fail and yields crash, not just climate compatible agriculture, but the climate adaptation of agricultural systems are more relevant than ever. The study “The myth of climate smart agriculture – why less bad isn’t good” discusses these topics. Has …

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