Study: As forests, grasslands gave way to farms, soil carbon emissions soared

  BOGOR, Indonesia — The conversion of pasture to agricultural land has released more carbon from the soil in several South American grasslands in the past 40 years than the conversion of forests to grassland during the three centuries before, according to a new report. Not only does lost soil carbon cause land degradation and... Read more

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