Table of Contents

Front Matter.
Science, Ethics, and the Historical Roots of Our Ecological Crisis / Thomas J Sauer, Michael P Nelson.
Intellectual Inertia / John M Norman.
The Ethics of Soil / Paul B Thompson.
Aldo Leopold and the Land Ethic / Susan L Flader.
Rural Response to Climate Change in Poor Countries / C J (Kees) Stigter.
Soil and Human Health / Eiliv Steinnes.
Agroecological Approaches to Help ₃Climate Proof₄ Agriculture While Raising Productivity in the Twenty-First Century / Norman Uphoff.
Ecological Integrity and Biological Integrity / Laura Westra.
Soil Ecosystem Services / Brent E Clothier, Alistair J Hall, Markus Deurer, Steven R Green, Alec D Mackay.
Climate and Land Degradation / Mannava V K Sivakumar.
The Role of Soils and Biogeochemistry in the Climate and Earth System / Elisabeth A Holland.
Net Agricultural Greenhouse Gases / Claudia Wagner-Riddle, Alfons Weersink.
Overview on Response of Global Soil Carbon Pools to Climate and Land-Use Changes / Thomas Eglin, Philippe Ciais, Shi Long Piao, Pierre Barř, Valentin Belassen, Patricia Cadule, Claire Chenu, Thomas Gasser, Markus Reichstein, Pete Smith.
Potential Impacts of Climate Change on Microbial Function in Soil / Paolo Nannipieri.
Impacts of Climate Change on Forest Soil Carbon / Philip J Polglase, Keryn I Paul.
The Effect of Forest Management on Soil Organic Carbon / Giustino Tonon, Silvia Dezi, Maurizio Ventura, Francesca Scandellari.
Index.
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