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Improving the health of the world’s soils could help store extra 8bn tonnes of greenhouse gases, slowing the impacts of climate change as a result, say scientists. Researchers at the Universities of Edinburgh and Aberdeen says adopting the latest technologies and sustainable land use practices worldwide could help to trap and store more emissions in farmland and natural spaces. The scientists estimate that growing deeper rooting crops, applying charcoal-based composts and farming  sustainably could help soils retain the equivalent of about 80% of annual […]
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