Soil: A Precious Resource Under Threat
Soil erosion remains a largely unrecognized crisis, and yet the loss of this precious resource threatens to cause mass starvation in a few decades. Throughout history, agricultural practices such as plowing have destroyed the architecture of soil, making it more vulnerable to erosion. Many civilizations have collapsed because their soil eroded, leaving people with no way to grow crops. Today we see the same trend in the United States and around the world.
Dr. Jo Handelsman
Dr. Jo Handelsman is the director of the Wisconsin Institute for Discovery at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. She previously served as a science advisor to President Barack Obama as the associate director for science at the White House Office of ... read more
Date: Mon, Mar 1, 2021
Delivery Method: Live Online
Time: 12:30-1:45pm CT
Instructor: Dr. Jo Handelsman
Enrollment Limit: 300
Program Number: SPRI:326
Registration opens Tue, Jan 12, 2021.