Soil is the foundation of life on Earth. The Save Soil movement seeks to raise awareness around the world about the threats to these oases of biodiversity. "The only magical material that turns death into life. This is Sadhguru's clear and mystical definition of soil. An internationally renowned Indian guru and yogi master, his book…
Bees are essential to biodiversity and are now numerous on wine estates, which are increasingly convinced of their benefits for the vine.
Gilles Boeuf is a biologist at the French Agency for Biodiversity, former president of the French National Museum of Natural History and a speaker at the World Living Soils Forum. He warns about changes in ocean temperatures due to global warming, which could have a significant impact on living soils.
Soil cover offers many benefits for both cultivated land and grasslands, gardens and orchards, and contributes to good soil health. Explanations.
In viticulture, biodynamic farming and work on natural and artificial grass cover are two techniques that help to improve soil health and thus combat global warming.
Sedimentary rock, limestone is widely present in the soils where prestigious vineyards flourish. Here is how it impacts wine production.
Although the majority of volcanoes on earth are no longer active, their past eruptions have left a lasting mark on the soil. Volcanic soils can also be used to produce wine, with success: gamay, pinot noir, riesling or chardonnay, to name but a few.
Earthworms are capable of modifying soil structure at different scales, from micro to macroporosity. Their activity therefore directly influences soil health. Explanation.
After a career in banking and finance, today Pierre Quintard works as an entrepreneur in software technologies. In parallel with his activities, he works to preserve areas of biodiversity in Africa and represents the Jane Goodall Institute in France and Francophone Africa. He explains how the Institute works for soil conservation.
Digestate is the solid residue from the methanisation of organic waste. After treatment, this organic matter can be transformed into compost, which is particularly beneficial to the soil.