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2015 the International Year of Soils (IYS)

After two years of intensive work, 2015 has been declared the International Year of Soils by the 68th UN General Assembly (A/RES/68/232).


IPBES | 3sat Mediathek
[only German]

Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES) takes big steps for Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services.

Philippines - rice for the future | SWR
[only German]

As in all of Asia in the Philippines is Rice the main food staple.

Controversy on biofuels

Prof. Ralf Seppelt, Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research - UFZ. Should plants be used for energy production?

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"LEGATO" in Nano bei 3sat
[only in German]

Research on rice. Philippines as a role model for other Asian cultivation regions

German and Philippino researchers study rice cultivation: utilization of the soil nutrients and no pesticides

''The future Okavango'' in the evening news
[only in German]

The ARD evening news aired a broadcast on climate change and sustainable land use in Namibia and Botswana. The broadcast showed TFO's work, in particular the efforts of subprojects SP03 and SP10 who develop sustainable farming strategies together with local farmers

"Let's Talk About Soil" IASS Postdam

This animated film tells the reality of soil resources around the world, covering the issues of degradation, urbanization, land grabbing and overexploitation; the film offers options to make the way we manage our soils more sustainable.

"Global Change Experimental Facility (GCEF)" UFZ

GCEF is an outdoor test facility at the UFZ research station in Bad Lauchstaedt near Halle.
Large field plots allow to simulate climatic conditions that are expected for the future (primarily elevated temperatures and especially in summer reduced)