To build sustainable carbon cycles, technologies for nature-based solutions capable of bringing organic matter back into the soil are essential. PHOTO: Matteo BerlengaMatteo Berlenga

The States General of the Soil return to Rimini

The date is for November 9th. Objective: to create an opportunity for discussion between the academic and institutional actors, involved in defining best practices in favor of the soil. Two sessions and dozens of experts are scheduled
Living labs are in fact essential tools for the development of good land management practices. PHOTO: Matteo BerlengaMatteo Berlenga

Three webinars help build living labs for soil health

The initiative takes place within the European project NATI00NS. The three webinars, each with its own focus, are scheduled for June 22, June 29 and July 6. Common objective: to stimulate applications for EU Mission Soil calls and to develop Living Labs capable of developing repeatable actions in favor of soil health
The rush of tourists and the consequences of climate change, says The Guardian, threaten the Lake District, one of the UK's most fascinating places. Photo: Doug Sim Attribution-ShareAlike 4.0 International (CC BY-SA 4.0)Doug Sim Attribution-ShareAlike 4.0 International (CC BY-SA 4.0)

Climate change and tourism are threatening poets’ Lake District

Uncontrolled visitor sprawl and climate change are contributing to erosion and biodiversity loss in Britain's iconic Lake District, according to the Guardian. And restoration is getting more expensive
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The bioeconomy can save soil health. But where is Europe at?

Thursday 3 June at 3 pm, web conference for the EU Green Week to highlight the latest advances made by research and European institutions in favor of the bioeconomy, starting from the best practices already developed.
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“Plastic in soils, why the EU Commission has not yet raised this issue?”

The European Circular Bioeconomy Policy Initiative accuses the EU Commission of neglecting the issue of plastic contamination in the soil. The proposal: allowing the use of only certified compostable bioplastic. Italy indicated as an example to imitate
Recycling organic waste and returning it back to the soil is an essential strategy for the circular bioeconomy. Photo: CC0 Public Domain. Free for commercial use. No attribution requiredCC0 Public Domain. Free for commercial use. No attribution required

There’s no green transition without bioeconomy

ECBPI Manifesto unveiled. Here's why the circular bioeconomy is an opportunity for soil and the economy.