This interview with “Gardening Australia” host, Costa Georgiadis, is the next in our ongoing video series. Costa is passionate about turning 'death into life’ to construct healthy soils, and the impact of the growing urban sprawl on our food producers.
In this exclusive series of interviews for Soils for Life, prominent Australians lend their perspective on the fundamental role that soils play in our urban and rural landscape. You’ll hear from prominent influencers, a chef, an innovator, a gardening guru and one of our most advanced farmers. Enjoy. Fiona Simson, president of National Farmers Federation, shares her views on taking care of the soil with today's farming practices.
In this exclusive series of interviews for Soils for Life, prominent Australians lend their perspective on the fundamental role that soils play in our urban and rural landscape. You’ll hear from prominent influencers, a chef, an innovator, a gardening guru and one of our most advanced farmers. Enjoy. Jeff Kennett, former Australian politician, shares his views on the importance of a comprehensive soil, water and agriculture policy.
Animated video produced by the Global Soil Partnership promoting the creation of a UN World Soil Day and the adoption of 2015 as the International Year of Soils. The animation outlines the importance and benefits of soils and the hazards currently facing them. © FAO: http://www.fao.org
In 2012 Soils for Life produced a report of 19 case studies of leading practice sustainable and profitable farming. 'Gunningrah' was one of those case studies, and at the report launch, Anne Maslin of Gunningrah shared their personal story of adopting regenerative landscape management. Soils for Life is a registered Environmental Organisation with the principal purpose of enhancing the natural environment through provision of information and education on innovative ....
"Desertification is a fancy word for land that is turning to desert," begins Allan Savory in this quietly powerful talk. And terrifyingly, it's happening to about two-thirds of the world's grasslands, accelerating climate change and causing traditional grazing societies to descend into social chaos. Savory has devoted his life to stopping it. He now believes -- and his work so far shows -- that a surprising factor can protect grasslands and ....
Moira Lanzarin (nee O'Brien), Director of Coodardie Brahmans, Northern Territory, discusses planned grazing, a holistic management approach that improves groundcover, soil condition and carrying capacity. Planning cattle movements though small paddocks (similar to cell grazing) has also helped improve profits and lifestyle. See www.coodardie.com.au.