Soil and carbon farming in the new CAP: alarming lack of action and ambition

Categories: Nature & Agriculture, Soil
Published: 13 June 2022
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Safeguarding soil health is crucial to ensure the provision of essential ecosystem services and can be a key instrument in mitigating climate change by carbon sequestration. However, the majority of EU soils are unhealthy and soil threats are not adequately addressed by the new CAP regulation, finds this joint briefing by the EEB and BirdLife Europe.