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Newsletter #5 | April 2024

Barcelona, 17.04.2024

The first edition of SoilHood for 2024 is packed with updates. In this issue of the NBSOIL newsletter, we bring you the latest information about the NBSOIL Academy, highlight project updates, share important articles, and offer valuable resources to keep you up to date in the world of soil restoration. So, sit back, relax and let’s dive into the world of soil together!

NBSOIL Academy enrolment is open!

Attention, please! You can now enrol in the NBSOIL Academy. This two-year program is designed to teach you all about nature-based solutions for soil management.

What will you learn? The NBSOIL Academy offers both theory and practical skills in sustainable soil practices. With four modules and a final project, you’ll gain valuable knowledge to make a difference. The modules will be gradually released from June 2024 until May 2025. Don’t miss out on this opportunity.
Enrol now

Partners meeting in Warsaw to prepare the launch of the NBSOIL Academy 

NBSOIL Project partners met at ILOT facilities in Warsaw to prep for the Soil Academy launch and explore innovative agricultural practices at the Wilanów-Obory Agricultural Experimental Station. They learned about soil health management techniques, crop rotation strategies, and advanced machinery like the no-tillage machine. The meeting fostered co-creation and ideas sharing, with 30 partners attending in person and others contributing online.
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REVOLVE Magazine spring issue launch event on soil literacy in Barcelona

Join us at the launch event of the latest REVOLVE Magazine on ecosystems and soil literacy on 25 April in Barcelona. Explore innovative narratives on these topics and network with like-minded individuals. As a partner of the NBSOIL Project, REVOLVE will highlight the project’s efforts to upscale soil health in Europe. Limited spaces available, so secure your spot now!
Register now!

NBSOIL Massive Online Open Course

Get ready for the NBSOIL Academy by enrolling in our Massive Online Open Course (MOOC), introducing nature-based solutions for soil management. The MOOC serves as the foundation for the first module of the Academy, which will explore essential project concepts, case studies, and practical exercises. Join now to get a head start before the NBSOIL Academy begins in June 2024!

Complete the MOOC

EU CAP Network Seminar in Vienna


NBSOIL attended the EU CAP Network Seminar on ‘Skills and lifelong learning for agricultural advisory and training service providers’ in Vienna on 21-22 February. Heinz Gattringer, Senior Developer at alchemia-nova, represented the project as consortium parner. He participated in discussions on strategies for reaching and serving soil advisors and farmers.

Check the event details

Upcoming events

Join NBSOIL Partners in Estoril for the EU CAP Network conference from Monday 6-8 May 2024. The conference will bring together the best of agricultural and rural innovation in Europe.
Learn more and register
Meet our Italian partner University of Torino in Florence for the Centennial Celebration and Congress of the International Union of Soil Sciences (IUSS). The event will celebrate 100 years of soil science, reflect on past achievements and  prepare for future challenges.
More info

Discover the magic of nature’s clean-up crew: bioremediation! It’s the process of detoxifying or degrading contaminants in soil, wastewater, or industrial sludge using biological means. Microorganisms, plants, or their enzymes can be harnessed for this purpose.The NBSOIL Project will spotlight bioremediation as a nature-based solution for brownfield redevelopment, addressing the lack of management on many contaminated sites.

Find more terms in the NBSOIL glossary 

Get to know NBSOIL Partners

The NBSOIL Project brings together 13 organisations from the world of soil. In this section, you will get to know them in each newsletter. In this issue, we introduce you to REVOLVE from Spain.


Learn more about REVOLVE
Meet all NBSOIL Partners

Explore Soil Puzzle learning game

This small-scale educational game will assist you in studying different soil types. The game may answer questions such as: What are the main types of soil? What is the soil texture triangle? Piece together the soil texture triangle, from sandy to loamy!

Play now!
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