Not just dirt: the importance of soil
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The UN has declared 2015 the Year of Soils, to raise increase awareness and understanding of the importance of soil, for both food security and essential ecosystem functions. The EEA will also look at soil as one of several priority areas next year. Watch this space as we continue to explore the world beneath our feet throughout 2015…
For references, please go to www.eea.europa.eu/soer or scan the QR code.
This briefing is part of the EEA's report The European Environment - State and Outlook 2015. The EEA is an official agency of the EU, tasked with providing information on Europe's environment.
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