The Fit for 55 agenda also includes 'agriculture. The sector is contributing to climate change. But it offers more solutions than problems.
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American farmers still use many pesticides banned in Europe, thus damaging the soil. Now activists are raising their voices.
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The New York State Senate passes the Soil Health and Climate Resiliency Act. Objective is cutting the impact of agricultural practices on climate change by increasing adaptation and caring for the soil
Soil restoration must be implemented on 2 billion hectares. Half of the area needs to recover by 2030 according to FAO and UNEP.
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The European Parliament approves a resolution to provide the Union with a "Paris Agreement" on plant and animal biodiversity. Agriculture and forestry considered strategic. In the text, also the request for an irreversible stop to glyphosate after 2022
https://resoilfoundation.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/06/flower-field-250016_1920-1.jpg13891920Emanuele Isoniohttps://resoilfoundation.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/logo_resoilfoundation.pngEmanuele Isonio2021-06-11 11:00:512021-06-11 12:18:53Biodiversity like climate: “the EU should equip itself with ambitious and binding objectives”FAO
A videogame shaped cartoon called "Mission: Keep soil alive!" has been released by FAO to show why soil protection matters for everybody
https://resoilfoundation.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/06/video-suolo-fao-1.jpg7681366Matteo Cavallitohttps://resoilfoundation.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/logo_resoilfoundation.pngMatteo Cavallito2021-06-10 11:00:252021-06-10 10:17:14A videogame style cartoon shows kids why soil can’t handle a game overPixabay License Free for commercial use No attribution required
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.
https://resoilfoundation.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/05/Schermata-2021-05-27-alle-10.18.51.png12362294Emanuele Isoniohttps://resoilfoundation.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/logo_resoilfoundation.pngEmanuele Isonio2021-05-27 11:06:312021-05-28 13:01:06The bioeconomy can save soil health. But where is Europe at?
It’s beneath our feet but we never think about its value. We tread on it, we mistreat it, but a healthy, fertile soil means life. It’s time to take care of the soil and each one of us can and must make a difference.
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