Soil | Agriculture

Soil biodiversity loss

An earthworm in its natural habitat.

The world’s soils are neither barren nor dead, for they constitute the habitats of one trillion times more bacteria than there are stars in the universe. Even a mere teaspoon of soil contains a million bacteria, 120,000 fungi and 25,000 algae. These microscopic organisms perform key material-cycle functions. read more

The Umweltbundesamt

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