Soil – Its Impact on Life

Soil – Its Impact on Life

Soil is one of the earth’s most important natural resources: it underpins human food production systems, supports the cultivation of vegetation for feed, fibre and...

Oceans

Oceans

Article by Eva Ekehorn  Introduction The oceans are vast, enormous and appear to go on for ever.  Water covers 70% of the Earth’s surface and...

On the Anthropocene

On the Anthropocene

In mid-October several major newspapers reported upon a meeting of geologists and climate scientists in Berlin to discuss the definition of a new geological epoch, the Anthropocene. In...