Discover Sustainability is part of the Discover journal series committed to providing a streamlined submission process, rapid review and publication, and a high level of author service at every stage. It is an open access, community-focussed journal publishing research from across all fields relevant to sustainability research.

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  • Professor Walter Leal Filho
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  1. Stepping on invisible land: on the importance of communicating the value of soils

    Authors (first, second and last of 13)

    • Agnieszka E. Latawiec
    • Magdalena E. Markowicz
    • Luciana Azevedo
    • Content type: Case Study
    • Open Access
    • Published: 09 August 2022
    • Article: 26
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