The Value of Trees: Soil Protection

Agroforestry

The importance of healthy soil Soil health describes the sustained capacity of soil to function as a living ecosystem, supporting plant, animal and human life [1]. Soil contains billions of bacteria, fungi and other microbes that are vital to soil fertility and ecosystem functioning [1]. Global soil biodiversity is estimated to be worth between US$1.5 […]

Temperature regulation and mitigation of extreme weather

Drought-stricken land

Temperature is one of the most important physical factors in the environment of any organism and it varies across Earth’s surface. Temperature affects the processes and reactions going on inside our bodies, and different species have evolved to suit different climates. Dramatic changes in temperature can significantly impact an animal’s chance of survival, meaning global […]