Sown Biodiverse Pastures
Innovation in Engineering Biodiversity applied to combat climate change.
Sown Biodiverse Pastures are a system of pastures developed in the 1970s in Portugal by Engineer David Crespo. They differ from conventional pastures by making use of diversity (fig.1) and the...

Soil Organic Matter
Organic matter present in soil is essential for soil to continue performing. Agricultural and forestry practices with impact on soil should therefore be adapted to promote the maintenance, or increase its soil content
Soil is, on a human scale, a non-renewable resource. It is defined as the top layer of the Earth's crust composed of mineral particles, organic matter, water, air and living organisms (fig.1). Among...