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Soil Organic Carbon: The Hidden Potential

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Paperback | May 19, 2017

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In the presence of climate change, land degradation and biodiversity loss, soils have become one of the most vulnerable resources in the world. Anthropogenic impacts on soil can turn soil organic carbon (SOC) into either a net sink or a net source of GHGs. After carbon enters the soil in the form of organic material from soil fauna and flora, it can persist in the soil for decades, centuries or even millennia. This publication aims to provide an overview to decision-makers and practitioners of the main scientific facts and information regarding the current knowledge and knowledge gaps on SOC. It highlights how better information and food practices may be implemented to support ending hunger, adapting to and mitigating climate change and achieving overall sustainable development.
Founded in 1945, the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) leads international efforts to defeat hunger. Serving both developed and developing countries, FAO provides a neutral forum where all nations meet as equals to negotiate agreements and debate policy. The Organization publishes authoritative publications on agriculture, fisher...
Title:Soil Organic Carbon: The Hidden PotentialFormat:PaperbackDimensions:88 pages, 9.73 × 6.96 × 0.2 inPublished:May 19, 2017Publisher:Food & Agriculture Organization of the UnitedLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:9251096813

ISBN - 13:9789251096819

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