At the Speed of Soil: Futures of Earth

Source:   David Montgomery (2007) writes: today it takes erosion less than 40 years, on average, to strip an inch of soil off agricultural fields – more than 20 times the geologic rate Humanity is living beyond the earth’s capacity in a way that can prove catastrophic in so many ways. Soil erosion is more […]

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A Century of Disasters: Disaster Mobility Futures

  The fact that we live in a century of disasters is giving rise to calls for exceptional mobilities for disaster risk management. This ranges from physically mobilising resources (pumps, emergency responders travelling to global emergencies) to the mobilisation of digital humanitarians for crisis mapping to  calls for unprecedented interoperability between public, government and commercial information […]

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