Visions of the Living Soil

soil-book-final-design-coverPublished in spring of 2016, Visions of the Living Soil will explore the current state of soil on our planet and its intrinsic link to some of the most critical environmental issues of our time. Through striking photography and the contributions of thought leaders, environmentalists and scientists from across the globe, Visions of the Living Soil challenges our perceptions and urges us to take a closer look at living soil’s role in addressing climate change, food security and sustainable agriculture.





Full List of Contributors
Shumei International (foreword)
Vandana Shiva (introduction)
Irina Bokova
Satish Kumar
Helen Browning
Rattan Lal
Wanjira Mathai
Elaine R. Ingham
Jessica Hutchings
André Leu
Roberta Sudbrack
Hilal Elver
Melchiade Bukuru
Dan Longboat
Hans R. Herren
Kazunari Yokoyama
Nnimmo Bassey
David Bronner
Deborah Koons Garcia
Masayuki Okuda

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Visions of the Living Seed



Visions of the Living Seed, a newly released collection of compelling photographs and inspiring contributions, explores the vital importance of seed as the source of life on our planet. Through a deeper understanding and respect for seed, authors explore how natural seeds can ensure biodiversity and regenerative sources of food for future generations.

Full List of Contributors
Shumei International (foreword)
Vandana Shiva (introduction)

Satish Kumar
Hans R. Herren
Tom B.K. Goldtooth
Jon Betz
Salvatore Ceccarelli
Fredrik Berselius
Patrick Holden
Barbara Sargent
Warwick Manfrinato
Humberto Rios
Barbara Hachipuka Banda
Joan Brown Campbell
Simone Senogles
Mariam Mayet
Taggart Siegel
Anthony Rodale
Javier Carrera
Isao Noguchi
Hildur Jackson
Jonathon Porritt

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