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Soil, It’s The Stuff of Life

Marc-Antoni

Originally from Montreal, I'm a motivated Canadian deeply committed towards implementing and communicating sustainability. Although things look dire, there's still time to act! To that effect, I'm more than happy to collaborate in order to help advance the sustainability transformation. Now living in Tokyo, I'm ready and willing to reach across countries and time zones to help realize positive change.

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  1. April 16, 2018

    […] No, we need not all starve ourselves or become vegan (although eating less meat will certainly help cut carbon emissions). There are less drastic changes we can make that will already helps reduce our environmental burden. For instance, buying (or growing) organic is already a step in the right direction. Contrary to common misconception, chemically enhanced industrial agriculture is not the solution to the planet’s food needs. The planet can support us all through sustainable organic farming. To be sure, fertilizers, pesticides, herbicides and the countless other chemicals in use through conventional agriculture do produce greater yields in the short term. However, this surplus is temporary and comes at considerable cost to human, animal, and environmental health (See The Stuff of Life). […]

  2. September 28, 2019

    […] Furthermore, artificial fertilizers also have an intensely damaging effect on soil quality and pH levels. In the effort to artificially maximize crop returns in the short term, these chemicals are actually jeopardizing the very soil that supports us all (see also The Stuff of Life). […]

  3. October 10, 2019

    […] Making Every City Sustainable – Sustainably Motivated says: […] Furthermore, artificial fertilizers also have an intensely damaging effect on… […]

  4. January 25, 2020

    […] Listing The Best Climate Change Documentary Films says: […] Making Every City Sustainable – Sustainably Motivated says: […] Furthermore,… […]

  5. February 26, 2020

    […] environmental activists, she now fights for the preservation of life. Specifically, the need to defend the soil from the disastrous chemicals we are polluting it with, and advocating for a more balanced approach […]

  6. August 20, 2020

    […] We will need to grow our food through regenerative agricultural practices that nourishes the very soil that feeds us. It can be done! We even know how to do it already. It will however require greater social and […]

  7. October 16, 2020

    […] The modern environmental movement did in fact grow out of the reaction to this harm. People mobilized as a result of the increasing number of poisons being created and dispersed by industry. Poisons that were ultimately ingested and consumed by humans, plants, and animals. Indeed, the very ground was becoming saturated with it. […]

  8. December 27, 2020

    […] to some reports, we only have 60 years of topsoil left! We simply can’t feed ourselves without the soil and the organic materials that it produces. We need our living soil, regardless of how much […]

  9. February 26, 2021

    […] In the natural world, composting is going on all around us every single day. The leaves that crunch under your feet. Even the manure that is left behind by animals roaming through your neighborhood park. It’s all being broken down into smaller and smaller pieces of organic matter and contributing to a healthy soil system. […]

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