Films and videos

Kiss the Ground' netflix documentary on soils

Kiss the Ground

A documentary on how healthy soils can help mitigate climate change.
The film 'Dirt' on the importance of soil

Dirt

A film that brings to life the environmental, economic, social and political impact that the soil has.
A short film 'Field work' commissioned by the Peatland Partnership

Fieldwork by Hannah Imlach

A short film by Hannah Imlach commissioned by the Peatland Partnership.
Healthy plants and climate - soil is important to all areas of our life.

How soil offers hope for the climate crisis

Soil is important to all areas of our life.
The wonder stuff beneath our feet. This short animation from The Royal Society and BBC Ideas explores the magical world of soil.

Soil… the wonder stuff beneath your feet.

Soil - the wonder stuff beneath our feet.
Soil life, soil biodiversity, and human well-being.

Keep soil alive, protect soil biodiversity

Soil is alive!
Recordings of soils alive with different organisms.

Sounding soil

Recordings of soils alive with different organisms.
Videos showing the behaviour of three different earthworm species.

Three earthworm species

Time-lapse videos showing the behaviour of three different earthworm species.
Soil carbon soil security foundation.

Soil Security

Why soil carbon is important.
video of famous chefs on soil

Chefs for Soil

Famous chefs talking about the importance of soil.
Why soil fertility is key to feeding the planet

Restore the Soil and Feed Tomorrow

David Montgomery explaining why soil fertility is key to feeding the planet.

No-Dig Gardening: An Easier Way to Grow

No dig for better growing.

How To Make Compost At Home

Make compost at home.
Examining soil structure (Current)

ADC 2020: Wil Armitage - Change for good

Soil health in dairy farming.
Earthworms decomposing making soil.

The Importance of Soil Biodiversity

Decomposition with and without earthworms.
Nematodes soil food web claymation.

Soil food web

Soil food web.

This Good Earth

A film on the UK covering soil, land and food.

A nation that destroys its soil destroys itself

A short video on how healthy soils can mitigate flood risk.

Soil and Flooding - Durham University & Hotspur Primary School

A video presenting the importance of soil health for flooding prevention.

Changing Attitudes to Soil Health

An animated video on why ensuring our soils are healthy can help mitigate climate change.

Introduction to Soil: Part 1

What is soil anyway?

Soils Are Living

Soil animals big and small!

Worms At Work - 20 Days Time Lapse Of Vermicomposting

Ever wondered what earthworm life looks like? This timelapse video is a glimpse into their busy lives in vermicomposting.

Vermicompost - Life in the compost bin

A video showing two weeks in a typical vermicompost.

Bioturbation - Worms at Work - With and without fauna

A video showing bioturbation and the difference worms make in this process

Soils host a quarter of our planet’s biodiversity

Invisible soil life

The Living Soil Beneath Our Feet

Invisible soil life.

What is soil made from?

Animated video demonstrating how soil is a mixture of tiny particles of rock, dead plants and animals, air and water.

Farming with living soils

Living soils in farming.

Soil: Improving structure and function

Improving soils.
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