A reminder of the main aims and motivation of the European Citizens Initiative People4Soil:
Soil is one of Europe’s main strategic resources, as it guarantees food security, biodiversity and regulates climate change. It is time to protect European soil.
Aims of the ECI:
Recognizing soil as common heritage which needs protection at EU level as it brings essential benefits to do with our wellbeing and environmental resilience;
Developing a specific, legally binding framework to cover the main risks: soil erosion, soil sealing, loss of organic matter and biodiversity, contamination;
Integrating the United Nations sustainable development goals related to soil in EU policy;
Appropriate attention to and reduction of greenhouse gas emissions in the agricultural and forest sectors.
IMPORTANT! Gather signatures from friends, family, colleagues, and acquaintances. Keeping your ID with you, all you have to do is fill out the online module to be found on www.salvailsuolo.it