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Microbes in soil are essential for life and may help mitigate climate change

Students in Soil Science 100 examining wet dirt at UC Davis Russell Ranch, October 2016. A teaspoon of soil teems with billions of microbes that are vital to all life on Earth. UC Davis researchers ar... read more

How Soil Microbes Fight Climate Change

Like the microbes that live in and on our bodies, helping us with everything from nutrition to immune responses, soil microbes are allies. They can help us deal with ... to improve soil health and mit... read more

Can Soil Help Combat Climate Change?

Soils with high clay content are also able to form chemical bonds that protect carbon from microbes. These aggregates give soil its structure, which is essential for ... [and permafrost]. It may reall... read more

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To restore our soils, feed the microbes

Topsoil is rich in soil organic matter – dark spongy material formed from decomposed plant and animal tissue. Soil organic matter is critically important: It helps soils hold onto water and nutrients ... read more


Microbes that drive climate change

A new understanding of the microbes and viruses in the thawing permafrost in Sweden may help scientists better predict the pace of climate change ... important because it contributes a great deal to t... read more

Natural solutions to combat climate change

Photo: An analysis of 21 natural ways to mitigate climate change revealed that adjusting ... biomass in the absence of oxygen. Biochar can help soil retain water and nutrients, as well as promote ... read more

Climate Change May Radically Transform Desert Bacteria

Climate change may transform the community of microbes that forms the crucial top layer of soil, known as a biocrust ... as the biocrusts are important resources for desert plants and help mitigate du... read more

Partnering with soil microbes essential to plant and animal life

The "Life Underground ... both in the environment—such as soil properties and climate—and as a result of human practices," says Scow. "Given that a healthy soil is a living soil, understanding who liv... read more

Is Climate Change Putting World’s Microbiomes at Risk?

That not what scientists anticipated, and it “calls into question the resilience of the overall environment to climate change,” she said. “Soil ... far more important, for microbes run the world. They ... read more

How Soil Microbes Fight Climate Change

Like the microbes that live in and on our bodies, helping us with everything from nutrition to immune responses, soil microbes are allies. They can help us deal with ... to improve soil health and mit... read more

How healthy soils make for a healthy life

These fungi play important ... from soil. It may hold the answers to our battle with antibiotic resistance and other diseases including cancer. It has also been suggested that exposure to diverse micr... read more



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