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Soil Service partners have contributed to activities and publications concerning the EU Soil Strategy

Dissemination Activities

Dissemination Workshop "Soil as natural capital, promoting soil ecosystem services for a sustainable future", at DG Environment, Brussels Feb 29th2012



Policy Brief: Soil Biodiversity and Intensive Agriculture

Policy Brief: Agriculture and Ecosystem Services: Soil and Retention of Nutrients

Soil Service's Policy Brief

presented at the roundtable debate

SOIL AS NATURAL CAPITAL at the European Parliament, Brussels, November 23, 2011

Soilservice project results presented by EEA in a policy brief to influence a future EU Soil Directive

Download policy brief here


Soil, Climate Change and Biodiversity – Where do we stand?

On 23rd and 24th September 2010, the Environment Directorate-General and the Joint Research Centre of the European Commission hosted a conference on the relationship between soil, climate change and biodiversity. Preliminary results from Soilservice was presented and the conference was also the occasion to present the study Soil biodiversity: functions, threats and tools for policy makers carried out on behalf of the Environment Directorate-General and for launching the European Atlas of Soil Biodiversity prepared by the Joint Research Centre, where participants in Soilservice have been involved.

Read more here

11th ICZEGAR 2009

Members from Soilservice will present A computer-aided estimation of Nematode body size and biomass (pdf) on the 11th International Congress on the Zoogeography and Ecology of Greece and adjacent regions.


Soilservice organised a session at a joint meeting of the EURECO-GFOE 2008, in Leipzig, Germany. The topic of our session was:
Agriculture, nature and biodiversity: trade-offs between ecosystem goods and services?

ACES - A conference on Ecosystem services

Soil service also participated in ACES "A conference on Ecosystem services" in Florida US, Dec 2008.


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