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The Latin word for humans comes from humus, which means soil.
Yet soil, similar to the plight facing humanity amidst the climate crisis, is at threat. The United Nations’ Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) estimates that all the world’s topsoil could become extinct in 60 years at the current rate of degradation. In
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