Although many people may have the impression of wandering through the woods, they in fact may be inside of a forest cultivation. Both concepts should not be mixed up. In this article we want to explain the many differences that exist between a forest or woods, and a forest plantation or cultivation. They differ not only in structure and composition, but also in their effects on the environment and in the surrounding human communities.
The Mitti Podcast – S1E7: Importance of Semi-Natural Grassland Ecosystems feat. Judith Alvarez Garcia
Our new edition of The Mitti Podcast is a venture to expand our reach to more languages as we continue to talk about the importance of culture and tradition in biodiversity. In this episode, we talk to Judith Alvarez Garcia … in Spanish! Our Guest has a profound background; starting with her studies in Biology at the University of Oviedo, she went on to specialise in Marine Biology at the University of Santiago de Compostela. In addition, she has also acquired a Masters in Environmental Management from London. She is currently in the fourth year of her PhD on ‘Conservation of Mountain Ecosystems’.
Regenerative agriculture is the term used for farming methods which boost soil health through a variety of techniques. It is said that one teaspoon of healthy soil has more microorganisms than there are people on earth. This lively richness is, unfortunately, victim to harsh synthetic fertilizers, heavy machinery and monocropping as we have discussed in this article.
The Mitti collective has time and again heralded regenerative methods of agriculture as a champion for the solution of world hunger for its robustness and