​​​​​​​The United Nations has declared 2015 the International Year of Soils. For good reason, because our soils are in danger: "All over the world, fertile soils are being lost through erosion, poisoned or sealed. However, soil protection is vital.
A published illustrative infographic on the use and loss of soil.
Illustration: schwebender Block Erdboden

Illustration

Infografik: Nutzung des Erdbodens – Versiegelung, Erosion, Überdüngung und intensive Landwirtschaft

Published infographic (german)

Life in the soil
Life in the soil
Erosion of soil
Erosion of soil
Risk of erosion in Germany
Risk of erosion in Germany
Land use
Land use
Global use of chemical fertilizers - up to 25%. An area the size of Austria is added every day.
Global use of chemical fertilizers - up to 25%. An area the size of Austria is added every day.
Global land use
Global land use
Area loss per day
Area loss per day

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