Posts

The EU EJP SOIL Programme aims to develop solutions for climate-smart management of agricultural soils. Photo: Smaack Attribution-ShareAlike 4.0 International (CC BY-SA 4.0)Smaack Attribution-ShareAlike 4.0 International (CC BY-SA 4.0)

Ten EU research projects for soil and climate

EJP Soil, the joint EU research program on climate and soil, gets into action. From sustainable agriculture to CO2 sequestration, there is a wide range of issues to explore. The goal? Providing new solutions for Europe and the Planet.
The goal of the EU Mission is to ensure the health of 3/4 of Europe's soil by 2030. Photo: CC0 1.0 Universal (CC0 1.0) Public Domain DedicationCC0 1.0 Universal (CC0 1.0) Public Domain Dedication

Laws, innovations, agriculture: time to take care of EU soil with concrete measures

Presentation event for the EU Soil Mission. Against degradation and cementification we need best practices and political choices.
Recycling organic waste and returning it back to the soil is an essential strategy for the circular bioeconomy. Photo: Pixi.org 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.
Circular bioeconomy, a network to promote it launched in Brussels

Circular bioeconomy, a network to promote it launched in Brussels

The European Circular Bioeconomy Policy Initiative kicks off:…
Debora Fino, president of Re Soil Foundation.

“These technologies can help us meet the healthy soil challenge”

Debora Fino, presidente di Re Soil Foundation: l'importanza di avere un suolo in salute è ancora troppo sottovalutata. Le competenze dei tecnici possono ispirare politiche lungimiranti che contrastino degrado e desertificazione.
Young Fulani herdsmen. According to Amnesty International the conflict between herders and farmers in Nigeria has resulted in more than 3,600 deaths from 2016 to 2018. Photo: Neptunian83 Attribution-ShareAlike 4.0 International (CC BY-SA 4.0)

From climate change to demography. How the soil war is devastating Nigeria

Il degrado del terreno minaccia la Nigeria creando le condizioni per un sanguinoso conflitto tra pastori e agricoltori. Con il land grabbing sullo sfondo.
Citizens have three months to contribute with their suggestions on soil health strategy. While EU Mission comes to Italy

Soil Strategy: EU citizens asked to share their views

The three-month open consultation for public suggestions has begun. Biodiversity is crucial for soil health. The EU Mission is coming to Italy
The high price of coastal flood mitigation in Europe

The high price of coastal flood mitigation in Europe

Un’analisi del Centro Comune di Ricerca Ue mostra che i Paesi europei dovranno investire, prima del 2100, fino a 2,8 miliardi di euro all’anno. Solo così possono sperare di non perdere fino a 1,27 trilioni a causa dei cambiamenti climatici, delle inondazioni e dei conseguenti danni alle coste.
Soil SOS: here are the enemies that are robbing it of its health

Soil SOS: here are the enemies that are robbing it of its health

This is a battle that is being fought under the radar, but our health, the health of ecosystems, agricultural systems and the economy depend on it. We have identified 5 issues that need to be addressed, at all levels, to restore soil health