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Posts By The University Of Sheffield

Farming Crops with Rocks to Reduce CO2 and Improve Global Food Security

February 23, 2018 |

Farming crops with crushed rocks could help to improve global food security and capture CO2 from the atmosphere, a new study has found.

The pioneering research by scientists at the University of Sheffield together with international colleagues suggests that adding fast-reacting silicate rocks to croplands could capture CO2 and give increased protection from pests and diseases while restoring soil structure and fertility. Read More