In this Nature commentary Jess Davies from Lancaster Environment Centre discusses the urgent need to deal with the degradation of our soils, focusing on the need for the private sector to take this sustainability threat seriously by taking action on soil. Today one-third of all soils and more than half of agricultural soils are moderately or highly degraded.
In the article Davies discusses three paths that the business community should follow in partnership with scientists: advocacy, assessment and investment. All three, she says, only hold potential if they are supported by robust research.
Read the full commentary here.