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27. 3. 2021

Biodiversity Strategy to 2030

Dear Colleagues

As announced in its Communication on the ‘Biodiversity Strategy to 2030,’ the EU Commission is developing a new EU Soil Strategy. The aim of the new EU Soil Strategy is to address soil- and land-related issues in a comprehensive way and to help achieve land degradation neutrality by 2030. This is one of the commitments in the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).


The Commission will use the feedback received in their preparation of the future soil strategy.

To facilitate that, a questionnaire is available in all official EU languages at:



The estimated time for completion is 25 minutes. The questions cover the following topics:

1. The importance of soil and land.

2. Causes of soil and land degradation.

3. How to address soil and land degradation effectively.

4. Final remarks.


You are welcome to contribute by filling in the on-line questionnaire by 27 April 2021

Kind regards

Carmelo Dazzi


13. 3. 2016

eLTER H2020 project — LTER in Europe


Integrated European Long-Term Ecosystem & Socio-Ecological Research Infrastructure


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“Planet Earth has no tourists”

(Richard Templar, 2006).

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