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Launch of the report: Status of the World's Soil Resources

The Status of the World's Soil Resources produced by FAO's Intergovernmental Technical Panel on Soils has been launched during the World Soil Day celebration and closure ceremony of the International Year of Soils


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Soils are endangered, but the degradation can be rolled back

4 December 2015, Rome - The world's soils are rapidly deteriorating due to soil erosion, nutrient depletion, loss of soil organic carbon, soil sealing and other threats, but this trend can be reversed provided countries take the lead in promoting sustainable management practices and the use of appropriate technologies, according to a new UN report released today.