Celebrating World Soil Day – December 5, 2014

The 68th UN General Assembly declared 2015 the International Year of Soils with the goal of raising awareness of the importance of soils for food security and essential eco-system functions.  To celebrate World Soil Day and the launch International Year of Soils, the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations is streaming the new documentary Symphony of the Soil for free from December 5-12th.

 

Check out the infographic below highlighting the importance of soil created by the Global Soil Partnership within the FAO in honor of World Soil Day 2014.

World Soil Day Infographic

 

Liz Juchems

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