Soil Health

A healthy food system begins with healthy soil. However, over the course of the last century, soil health has suffered greatly. Loss of topsoil, water contamination, greenhouse gas emissions, and lack of soil biodiversity all jeopardize the soil’s ability to sustain plants, animals, and humans. This week’s Deep Dive explores the factors that threaten soil as well as the companies, technologies, people, and organizations working to revitalize it.

Analyst: Thomas Bunn