Chapter 5

Soil Resources and the Environment

Narcin Palavan-Unsal, Valentin Kefeli and Winfried Blum

Abstract

The participation of soil, plants and water in the development of human communities is the main idea of this chapter. The conception of socio-economic metabolism in the environment is discussed in the connection of the interaction of eco-systems and communities. Soil protection in the European Union is described as a model of complex solution of interacting biospheric, factors in socio-eco systems. The factors of the sustainability of soil sphere in the industrial and rural societies is the main idea of this chapter.

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