WES JACKSON SPEAKS! on Eco-Radio - Tuesday at 12pm (NOON) - KKFI 90.1FM and ONLINE...

Eco-Radio KC -- The Earth is Tired
an interview with Wes Jackson
Our disapearing topsoil -
the foundation of civilization

Date:
Tuesday, December 1, 2009

Time:
12:00pm - 1:00pm

Location:
KKFI - 90.1 FM - Kansas City Community Radio - streaming at http://www.KKFI.org/


Description:

EcoRadioKC host Steve Mann visits with Land Institute president Wes Jackson about what the Land Institute is doing to protect our most valuable natural resource, soil.

We may argue about climate change and peak oil but there is no argument that without top soil there would be no human civilization.

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Tè a fatige," said 70 percent of Haitian farmers in a recent survey when asked about the major agricultural problems they faced. "The Earth is tired." ... National Geographic September 2008

Will Iowa face the same fate as Haiti?
http://science.nationalgeographic.com/science/enlarge/soil-erosion.html


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