Soil is an important resource. It is also very interesting!
Fertile soil is a precious resource. It is also much scarcer than we commonly think.
Did you know that Europe's yearly agricultural biomass is equal to the weight of 162 pyramids of Cheops? How to best manage this valuable resource and optimize a circular economy?
What if paints and detergents could be made from crops, algae could be turned into fuel and industrial by-products could be transformed into fertilisers?
Soil is a non-renewable resource and is faced with many threats.
Faces of JRC science