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Get Down and Dirty with Soil – Take the Soil Quiz!

Ireland’s Soils Need Your Help! Soil is one of the most valuable and precious natural resources on the planet. We depend on soil for healthy food, clean water, storing carbon, preventing floods, and ultimately supporting all life. Without healthy soils, there is no future. Yet, despite its incredible importance, our soils are not protected. Over the last half century, Ireland’s soils have come under increasing threat from pesticides, afforestation, land use changes, over-farming, erosion and overgrazing, industry and urbanisation.