Tag: soil

    Soil conservation is key to environmental sustainability – particularly in fragile environments like Qatar

    Soil conservation is a key to environmental sustainability. It helps protect natural resources and watersheds, restores habitats for plants and wildlife, improves water quality, and makes soil healthier. The soil ecosystem plays a vital role in climate change as it regulates soil carbon sequestration and greenhouse gas emissions. A significant objective of conservation of the […]

    Steppe soils are a blessing for humanity, but humans use them for the destruction of natural ecosystems

    Great catastrophes come from human’s unwillingness to comply with the laws of nature, from his reluctance to understand that hunger cannot be quenched by ravaging the earth. Jean Dorst, French zoologist.   Let’s continue the conversation about whether agriculture can harm wildlife started in my previous column. Looking ahead, we will answer this question. It […]

    Living organisms form the global state of the planet

    “The daily lives of so many people pass among the dead creations of their hands that they have lost the ability to understand living creatures.” Konrad Lorenz, Austrian zoologist, Nobel Prize winner.   Let’s continue our acquaintance with how living organisms have formed ecosystems on the planet, on the example of the steppes. I thank […]

    KOC signs two contracts to treat contaminated soil

    Kuwait Oil Company (KOC) has signed two new contracts to remediate soil contaminated by oil spills in North and South Kuwait, as part of the Kuwait Environmental Rehabilitation Program (KERP), GDNonline reports. CEO Emad Mahmoud Sultan represented the Company in signing the contracts. DCEO (Major Projects & Technical Services) Khalid Al-Otaibi, DCEO (Commercial & Common […]

    Should we plant a trillion trees around the world to save the nature?

    In the previous article, we talked about how agriculture has a detrimental effect on ecosystems, especially the last steppes in Europe. Let us now dwell in more detail on some of the harmful practices of agriculture. Oleksiy Vasyliuk, a zoologist and chairman of the UNCG NGO, helps us with this. Pesticides There is an eco-movements […]