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Soils and life – a broad, direct relationship

The United Nations (UN) has declared 2015 the International Year of Soils. One of the main goals of the year consists in raising awareness about the deep importance of soils for humankind among decision makers and the civil society. 


Technological solutions

Cover story

Gaea's epidermis

The cover story of this edition of the XXI Science for Life magazine presents some of the work of scientists who are improving methods to learn more about soils; deepening investigations about carbon sinks; identifying new sources of nutrients, technologies to better take advantage of them, and specific inputs; and minimizing environmental impacts. (File available in Portuguese).

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Event schedule

Check the events promoted by Embrapa during the International Year of Soils.




Água e Solo
Duration: 2:43"   ¦   168 Views
Gestão Ambiental e Territorial
Duration: 4:13"   ¦   57 Views
Recuperação de Pastagens Degradadas
Duration: 3:20"   ¦   163 Views
Fixação Biológica Nitrogênio FBN
Duration: 3:19"   ¦   864 Views