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Soil works hard for us every year, growing our food, but are we giving it what it needs to survive? Without shelter, harsh sunlight bakes the soil, and torrential rains wash it away. Without food - new inputs of organic matter - soil loses its nutrients. We must feed it well for it to feed us well. Fortunately, there are many things people can do to help soil restore and keep its fertility

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Place/region: South Africa, Zambia, Africa
Type: Documentary
Production and personalities:
Publisher: PACE Project, Tusk and Siren Conservation Education
Coproducer/sponsor: Food and Trees for Africa; South Africa; WCS Comaco Project; Zambia; Toronto School; South Africa
Published in:
Rights: UNESCO; PACE Project

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Original: DVD
Location: F-H.129
UMVS reference: AUD-DIT/ISS/ARC/0983-3, AUD-DIT/ISS/ARC/1175-FRE,
File No: AVFONDS-DITARC-0119; 0001175-FRE
Rights holder: PACE Project, Tusk and Siren Conservation Education