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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)
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Stephen Hinton has a long background in environment, sustainability and circular economy. His passion for teaching comes from his early career as a science teacher and then management trainer. After spending many years in industry Stephen started his own sustainability consulting firm. At the same time, as board member of JAK bank and then the Swedish Sustainable Economy Foundation Stephen has explored how the financial system impacts our opportunities to create a sustainable society.
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