Ask Fuzzy: Did the Romans wreck the soil?

By Rod Taylor, Fuzzy Logic
Updated March 16 2022 - 4:35am, first published February 26 2022 - 6:30pm
Wind and water removed much of the soil, farming caused further deterioration. Picture: Shutterstock

At its height, Rome was a vast and powerful empire that dominated the world for six centuries with its technical and military might. To Romans, it must've seemed inconceivable that one day their civilisation could fall.

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