Amount of deep life on Earth quantified

Researchers at the Deep Carbon Observatory say the diversity of underworld species bears comparison to the Amazon or the Galápagos Islands.

“Something like 70% of the total number of microbes on Earth are below our feet,” said Karen Lloyd from the University of Tennessee at Knoxville, US.

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Derek Van De Hey Source: Farmers.govIt’s a Family Affair

Meet Derek Van De Hey, one of six northeast Wisconsin farmers participating in a project that’s demonstrating how cutting-edge conservation practices – like no-till and cover crops – are reducing agriculture’s impact on water quality in Lake Michigan. Continue reading


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