floody farming — FLOOD & DROUGHT II
- Soil organic matter is crucial to absorb water on our fields. Modern chemical farming techniques have reduced soil organic matter on Britains farmed land to an alarming low. Rain water speeds of and soil silts up rivers both causing flood and drought. We need soil to stay on our fields and retain the rain, rather than flooding towns.
Sustainability expert Dave Stanley explains the correlation between increased flood, drought and chemical farming in the UK.
FLOOD & DROUGHT II
Presented by Femi Taylor
Interviewee Dave Stanley
Director Uscha Pohl
Editor Jan Höhe
Camera Andrew Lamb
Additional footage Uscha Pohl, Tomek Sierek
Music Marianne Nowottny
- Featuring Taya Skarratt, Lukas Pohl Blondez
Illustrations Kerry Skarratt, Brooke Skarratt, Lukas Pohl Blondez
Photography Fiona Gomersall, David Gomersall
The series ‘FLOOD & DROUGHT’ is created by Uscha Pohl/VERY Magazine for ITTGB. This is VERY’s own discovery channel and represents the findings of an ongoing series of interviews.
For Dave Stanley’s own analysis of the situation please go to challenge the thinking.
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