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Are the Paris soil carbon sequestration goals unrealistic?

The goal to offset rises in atmospheric greenhouse gas concentrations by increasing soil carbon storage by 4 per mille (0.4%) per year is unrealistic, say scientists in a new article.

World's most spoken language is 'Terpene'

If you're small, smells are a good way to stand out. A team of researchers has demonstrated for the first time that two different types of micro-organisms -- bacteria and...

Microbes on ice sheets produce bioreactive carbon that is exported...

Glaciers and ice sheets have recently been considered significant sources of organic carbon and provide nutrients to downstream marine ecosystems.

Increased water availability from climate change may release more nutrients...

As climate change continues to impact the Antarctic, glacier melt and permafrost thaw are likely to make more liquid water available to soil and aquatic ecosystems in the McMurdo Dry...

Organic is only one ingredient in recipe for sustainable food...

Many people choose organic thinking it's better for humans and the planet, but a new study finds that might not always be the case.

Magic cover crop carpet?

Organic farmers can use a combination of cover crops and no-till methods to improve soil health, suppress weeds, and retain moisture, suggests a new report.

Improving the biodiversity of green roofs

Using living organisms such as bacteria or fungi, as an alternative to chemical fertilizers, can improve the soil biodiversity of green roofs, according to new research.

Grow, mow, mulch: Finding lawn's value

Can grassy lawns affect carbon and nitrogen in the soil? Researchers found grass species and mowing habits can make a difference.

Why nature restoration takes time

'Relationships' in the soil become stronger during nature restoration. Although all major groups of soil life are already present in former agricultural soils, they are not really 'connected'. These connections...
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Statistical report 2015 for Europe and the European Union

In "The World of Organic Agriculture" a dedicated chapter on "Organic Farming and Market...

Australia’s appetite for organics at record levels: New organic market...

The latest Australian Organic Market Report reveals the nation’s organic industry could be...

Q&A: Do you have data on organic oilseeds, dry pulses...

We are looking for data on organic lentins, millet and peas from Kazakhstan and Ukraine. Do you...

Now available: The FiBL slides with the data on organic...

The FiBL slides with the data on organic agriculture worldwide 2015 based on "The World of Organic...

Q&A: Do you have data on organic honey and beekeeping?

I am writing to you as I am seeking for data on organic farming, in particular concerning the...

Organic viticulture worldwide: New FiBL slide presentation

A new slide presentation with latest area data on organic viticulture worldwide and selected...

Switzerland. Organic market increases by 7.8 percent in 2016

The latest figures for the Swiss organic market (from 2016), recently presented by Bio Suisse...

Q&A: Do you have data on organic viticulture?

Data can found here: orgprints.org/31416/ and in our yearbook on page 118.

Report from Science Day 2017 at BIOFACH

On February 17, 2017, the fifth Science Day took place at BIOFACH, the World Organic Trade Fair, in...
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