The ground, this despised surface that we depend on

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“The origin of the world, a natural history of the soil for those who trample it”, by Marc-André Selosse, published by Actes Sud.

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By: Anne-Cécile Bras Follow

The soil is teeming with animals and microbes, it makes the oceans fertile, regulates the course of rivers and modifies the climate.

It is only very recently that we have come to realize its importance and the threats it faces.

The biologist Marc-André Selosse tells us everything in his latest book 

The origin of the world, a natural history of the soil for those who trample it,

published by Actes Sud. 

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