7 things to know about the EU soil strategy

The European Commission launched on Wednesday a long-awaited strategy setting out its plans to reach good soil health by 2050. Here’s what you need to know.

by Claudia Delpero
Exposed tree roots due to soil erosion in Kasterlee, Belgium. Around a billion tonnes of soil are washed away in the EU every year. Photo: Arterra/Universal Images Group via Getty Images
Exposed tree roots due to soil erosion in Kasterlee, Belgium. Around a billion tonnes of soil are washed away in the EU every year. Photo: Arterra/Universal Images Group via Getty Images

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