Articles | Volume 2, issue 1
SOIL, 2, 79–82, 2016
https://doi.org/10.5194/soil-2-79-2016
SOIL, 2, 79–82, 2016
https://doi.org/10.5194/soil-2-79-2016

Forum article 29 Feb 2016

Forum article | 29 Feb 2016

World's soils are under threat

Luca Montanarella et al.

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The Intergovernmental Technical Panel on Soils has completed the first State of the World's Soil Resources Report. The gravest threats were identified for all the regions of the world. This assessment forms a basis for future soil monitoring. The quality of soil information available for policy formulation must be improved.