Soil degradation

Sunday, August 21, 2022
by Toni Pankaluic

Most of us probably think we know what soil is and how to keep it healthy. But have we really dug deep into what goes on beneath the surface?

Let’s get our hands dirty learning about our soil and what is happening to it. Soil degradation - a dirty topic.

Joining 4ZZZ's Eliot Rifkin & Toni Pankaluic is Anita Diamond our intrepid investigative reporter to discuss soil degradation and its regeneration with us.

For a deep dive… 

Native Plants Queensland has information about Queensland’s flora and fauna which help with soil rejuvenation. Check out edible gardening in Brisbane and what native plants to grow.

This is your Brisbane City Council resource for sustainable gardening, which is linked with soil health. On here, you can find out about the four main soil types in Brisbane and the soil type in your suburb, find out methods for composting, mulching and reusing your kitchen waste to improve your garden, gardening tips, native plants you can grow and more!

This website will teach you about soil fertility, and soil health from a biology, chemistry and physics point of view. For more on soil biology, this Australian factsheet will guide you. To discover the agronomy behind soil management, click here

To save our soil, this global movement initiative will provide facts on soil, digital assets used to raise awareness about the #savesoil movement and other resources.

Toni Pankaluic

Toni Pankaluic is a Journalist and contributor to Brisbane Line