Tuesday, October 13, 2015

International Year of Soils 2015 Day of celebration: December 5

"We now have adequate platforms to raise awareness on the importance of healthy soils and to advocate for sustainable soil management. Let us use them." Jose Graziano da Silva, FAO Director-General...

 The Rape of Mt Apo

 Dust Bowl Images 

 The Dust Bowl, also known as the Dirty Thirties, was a period of severe dust storms that greatly damaged the ecology and agriculture of the US and Canadian prairies during the 1930s; severe drought and a failure to apply dryland farming methods to prevent wind erosion (the Aeolian processes) caused the phenomenon.

Acknowledgement: Internet photos

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