Soil, Bodies of Water, Nutrients

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Buried Underwear Shows that Humus Promotes Soil Life and Pro-tects against Drought

The aim of the ‘Proof by Underpants’ project was to obtain exten-sive information on the soil quality of gardens and farms, for the first time with the help of the general population. Initial results show that humus plays a key role in the soil, helping it cope better with climate-induced drought.

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Climate-Friendly Soil Management

The European Joint Programme aims to promote climate-friendly soil management in agriculture, i.e. soil-management systems that contribute to the preservation of ecosystem services.