Earth's soil carbon reservoir poses massive risk to climate change mitigation

Management of soil carbon plays a critical role in achieving healthy soils, increasing production volume as well as resilience to climate change. It is estimated that implementing practices to conserve soil organic carbon can increase yearly food production by 17.6 megatonnes. The article makes reference to the recent FAO soil management guidelines providing information on reversing negative soil organic loss practices and over coming barriers. Read more here.