In this page you can find useful and informative soil resources collected from trustworthy internet resources.
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|Guidelines for establishment of Soil Health National Hubs||The purpose of this document is to guide the responsible person or body within EU member states about how they can establish and organize a multi-stakeholder forum targeted towards reversing soil degradation and improving soil health in each EU and EEA country. A soil health national hub can be an arena which brings together multiple actors where information may be shared and different views aired such that eventual legislation takes into consideration the multiple perspectives and attempts to find compromises where conflicts are present.||Access Link|
|European Soil Data Centre (ESDAC)||The European Soil Data Centre (ESDAC) is the thematic centre for soil related data in Europe, and managed by the EU joint research centre. Its ambition is to be the single reference point for and to host all relevant soil data and information at European level. It contains a number of resources that are organized and presented in various ways: datasets, services/applications, maps, documents, events, projects and external links. Here you will also learn about the European Soil Observatory which is the next stage for a comprehensive soil monitoring knowledge hub for Europe.||https://esdac.jrc.ec.europa.eu/|
|International Union of Soil Sciences – International Decade of Soils 2015-2024||This website provides a range of educational materials to raise awareness among citizens and including children on the importance of soils.||https://www.iuss.org/|
|World Soil Day||World Soil Day (WSD) is held annually on 5 December as a means to focus attention on the importance of healthy soil and to advocate for the sustainable management of soil resources.||https://www.un.org/|
|Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) at the US department of Agriculture (USDA)||This website from the US department of agriculture provides comprehensive information and knowledge on the topic of soil quality and soil health.||https://www.nrcs.usda.gov/|
|Conscious Planet||Conscious Planet is a website to communicate the “Save Soil” movement which is working to raise awareness globally about protecting the world’s soils. It was initiated by Indian Yogi Sadhguru, who has created a lot of publicity by completing a 100-day Motorcycle Journey, from the United Kingdom to India, travelling through 27 Countries along the way personally share the “Save soils” mission to all levels of society.||https://consciousplanet.org/|
|Soil Learning Center||The Soil learning Center is a private initiative from Australia which is focussing on educating people on regenerative agriculture. One of the founders “Regen Ray” holds an excellent podcast called the “voice of the soil” where he interviews influential people and experts in the fields of agriculture, permaculture, agroecology, regenerative agriculture and other related fields.||https://soillearningcenter.com/|
|Communication and citizen engagement initiatives in line with the Horizon Europe Mission A Soil Deal for Europe - Report|
The report highlights examples of soil-related activities and initiatives launched by, co-developed with or targeted at citizens across Europe. Global initiatives that have been found to be of particular relevance or a source of inspiration for good practices are also presented in this report. The study aims to inspire citizen engagement initiatives in the protection and restoration of soils. It was developed in the context of the implementation of the Horizon Europe Mission “A Soil Deal for Europe” (Mission Soil).