One-half is arable, one-third of the forest
Germany divided according to the area, the different types of use
source: Federal Statistical office in 2017 Who fertilizes how much the claim?
falling In Europe, the mineral fertilizer consumption in China is increasing.
source: soil Atlas (2015) Large pits
How many tons of Rock and soil to be moved, to obtain one ton of precious metal or coal.
source: Wuppertal Institute/”soil Atlas” (2015) Where is CO2 stored is
save As much carbon in the world, the different Ecosystems.
source: “soil Atlas” (2015) is home to trillions
How many living beings inhabit a, on average, fertile cubic meters of soil.
In all colors
the Rock, moisture, living organisms, a multitude of factors to ensure that a pure mineral-based Material types, in thousands of years, to different floor. A small selection of
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A five-part series on biodiversity, climate, water, soil and air
part 1: species diversity
How are the types? The value of diversity
part 2: climate
How’s the climate? What policy can?
part 3: water
How’s the water? What do we know and what don’t we have Enough water? Endangered resource (graphic)
part 4: ground
How’s the floor?What must we do? The skin of the earth (graph)