Tag: soil

The Earth’s Internet: How Fungi Help Plants Communicate

The Earth’s Internet: How Fungi Help Plants Communicate

By Micah Moen 100 Comments August 13, 2019

The internet connects more than half of the world’s population through an invisible web of servers, computers, and devices. It has changed our lives in countless ways by allowing otherwise separated people to interact and by providing access to vast amounts of information. But humans aren’t the only organisms on the planet with an invisible […]

Agroforestry: Livelihoods, sustainable food production, and ecosystem health

Agroforestry: Livelihoods, sustainable food production, and ecosystem health

By Micah Moen 0 Comment August 13, 2019

Rehabilitating Soils through Agroforestry in Ixcán, El Quiché, Guatemala Agroforestry is an agricultural production system that integrates trees and crops that farmers are applying in the Municipality of Ixcán, Department of El Quiché in northern Guatemala. The system helps improve soil fertility and the rest of the ecosystem, helping regenerate degraded soils and improving food […]

Water Movement in Soil

Water Movement in Soil

By Micah Moen 15 Comments August 11, 2019

When rainfall hits the earth’s surface, one of two things can happen. Water can run off the land or often, with the help of sound land management practices, water can move into the soil to be an environmental positive rather than a negative. The soil itself has an influence on whether water runs off or […]

Under Cover Farmers – Feature Length

Under Cover Farmers – Feature Length

By Micah Moen 0 Comment August 8, 2019

[ Music ]>>I remember the day that everything I understood about soils began to change. It was the day I met Ray Archuleta. I wanted to talk to him about no-till equipment, but he pointed me in a different direction.>>It is not about the equipment. It’s about the understanding. The most important thing about it […]

Soil for sustainable food production and ecosystem services

Soil for sustainable food production and ecosystem services

By Micah Moen 0 Comment August 8, 2019

Jätkusuutlik toidutootmine: muldade perspektiiv Viljakas ja terve muld on hädavajalik, et tagada toidu, vee ja energia olemasolu. Mullal on oluline osa ökosüsteemi toimimisel, mis ei piirdu üksnes biomassi või toidu toomisega. Inimeste elueas mõõdetuna on muld taastumatu loodusressurss, mille seisukord üle kogu maailma pidevalt halveneb. Muld on ohus isegi Euroopas. Igal aastal kaotame Euroopa Liidus […]

Decomposition in Ecosystem – Organisms and Environment 1 – Biology Class 12

Decomposition in Ecosystem – Organisms and Environment 1 – Biology Class 12

By Micah Moen 3 Comments August 7, 2019

Do Subscribe To Ekeeda Channel and press bell icon to get updates about latest Engineering HSC and IIT-JEE Mains and Advanced videos. Hello students today we are studying chapter organisms and environment part so in that we are studying topic decomposition in eco system whenever somebody dies the dead body comes to soil and inside […]

Erosion and Soil

Erosion and Soil

By Micah Moen 100 Comments August 6, 2019

Hi I am Jared welcome to Fun Science Demos. The big idea today is erosion and how water has the power to shape our land. But we do not want the water to shape our land too much because we need that soil to grow plants. We use those plants for food and animals use […]

Fungi: Death Becomes Them – CrashCourse Biology #39

Fungi: Death Becomes Them – CrashCourse Biology #39

By Micah Moen 100 Comments August 5, 2019

Hello and welcome to the wonderful world of fungi (fuhn-gahy), or fungi (fuhn-jahy). Both are acceptable pronunciations. But I say fungi because it’s fungus. Not fun-jus. Though fun-jus is also fun to say. Fungi are a little bit like plants, and more like animals than you might think. They diverged from protists about a billion […]

6 ways mushrooms can save the world | Paul Stamets

6 ways mushrooms can save the world | Paul Stamets

By Micah Moen 100 Comments August 4, 2019

I love a challenge, and saving the Earth is probably a good one. We all know the Earth is in trouble. We have now entered in the 6X, the sixth major extinction on this planet. I often wondered, if there was a United Organization of Organisms — otherwise known as “Uh-Oh” — (Laughter) — and […]

ECOSYSTEMS TRAILER

ECOSYSTEMS TRAILER

By Micah Moen 0 Comment July 30, 2019