‘floody farming’ Flood and Drought part 2

Posted on 04. Mar, 2015 by in Environment & Nature

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See part one of this series of short films plus link to longer films at: http://stroudcommunity.tv/flood-drought1/

and part 3 at: http://stroudcommunity.tv/flood-drought3/

VERY magazine are back with shorter versions of their series of films looking at flood and drought. They write: 5 minute short short version: Soil carbon is essential to retain water on our fields. Loss of soil carbon due to chemical farming causes flooding and drought as well as a further loss of soil. Adding insult to injury the resulting silting up of the rivers increases flooding – and drought. Re-implementing natural traditional farming techniques is urgently called for to secure water resources and soil fertility, help mitigate and prevent ever increasing floods and droughts.

Interviewee: Dave Stanley, Sustainability Consultant: http://www.tochallengethethinking.co.uk/

Director: Uscha Pohl, Camera Andrew Lamb, Editor: Jan Höhe & Uscha Pohl, Music Marianne Nowottny
Special thanks: Julian Jones of Water 21 – www.water21.org.uk

Note: This film reflects a stage Uscha Pohl / VERY’s learning curve on the subjects discussed. For Dave Stanley’s own representations please refer to http://www.tochallengethethinking.co.uk/

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