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MAIN THEME: Phosphorous and agriculture in the sustainable economy
LEVEL: Starting out/elementary
FOR YOU WHO: are students, entrepreneurs, horticulturalists, farmers as well as policy makers and municipal managers.
- The essential role of phosphorus in all living things – and why it is different
- Why phosphorus management is essential to the economy
- Historical aspects
- Why we need radical change in how we handle phosphorus in agriculture
- Some suggestions
THE COURSE CONSISTS OF:
Three lessons, with an explanatory video as the second lesson
WHY WATCH: Phosphorous is a key mineral in all living things, agriculture and industry. It is a major pollutant and yet in short supply. The better agriculture and policy makers grasp phosphorus, the better the circular economy can function.
LENGTH: Just over eleven minutes for the video, the whole course about 20.
Origin: Big thanks to Folke Günther for supplying the animations and scientific foundations for this animation
More to learn:
Fees on phosphorus: aligning Fiscal Policy with nature. (The Swedish Sustainable Economy Foundation)
important information for all!