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The Spanish Soil Science Society and the International Year of Soils 2015


Mª Pilar Jiménez Aleixandre
Estudio Tangaraño
M.T. Barral Silva
F. Díaz-Fierros
Coordination: M. Díaz-Raviña


The Spanish Society of Soil Science (SECS-Territorial Delegation of Galicia) and the University of Santiago de Compostela published, in English language the comic “Living in the Soil” with the aim of raising awareness amongst young people the importance of soils and the need to protect it and, in addition, to commemorate the International Year of Soil.

Authors: Mª Pilar Jiménez Aleixandre, Estudio Tangaraño, M.T. Barral Silva y F. Díaz-Fierros V. 2015. Coordination: M. Díaz-Raviña

English Version of Living in the Soil