Economy | Consumption

What qualifications are needed for environmental protection?

The range of occupations and qualifications required is as diverse as the economy itself. The trend towards more environmental protection in professional training can be observed in many industries. In addition to the respective expert knowledge, soft skills are often important for environmental professionals, such as the ability to work in an interdisciplinary team and to be open to new ideas. read more

Soil | Agriculture

Learning about and experiencing soil

Anthill in forest

Life in all its multifarious forms would be unthinkable without the earth’s various soils, which can only assure a plentiful and healthy supply of food and drinking water if their ecology remains intact. But how can we best ensure that our soils are used judiciously and responsibly as habitats and resources? The UBA contributes to soil stewardship among other things by disseminating information. read more


The Umweltbundesamt

For our environment