Islands of Green

[June 2017] In the story of environmental degradation, islands have a very special place. Through the eighteenth and nineteenth century, remote islands were significant in early theories of the relationship between the local climate, forests and soil degradation. Islands were important bases in the spread of colonial patterns of environmental exploitation, offering safe harbours, supplies…

Soil Policy Papers

A quick guide to some of the most recent international reports on soil and its importance. The future we want – UNEP Assessing Global Land Use The Land in Numbers – UNCCD report Land Degradation Neutrality – UNCCD report ELD – Economics of land degradation Land Degradation as a Threat Amplifier, report European Level –…