Planetary limits to soil degradation

Clarisse Kraamwinkel*, Anne Beaulieu, Ruth Howison, Teresa Dias

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Abstract

Soils are essential to life on Earth but are rapidly degrading worldwide due to unsustainable human activities. We argue that soil degradation constitutes a key Earth system process that should be added to the planetary boundaries framework.
Original languageEnglish
Article number249
Number of pages4
JournalCommunications Earth & Environment
Volume2
Early online date8-Dec-2021
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2021

Keywords

  • PLANETARY BOUNDARIES
  • Soil health
  • Soil degradation
  • planetary resilience

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