World Soil Day - Keep soil alive, protect soil biodiversity

World Soil Day 2020 and its campaign "Keep soil alive, Protect soil biodiversity" aims to raise awareness of the importance of maintaining healthy ecosystems and human well-being by addressing the growing challenges in soil management, fighting soil biodiversity loss, increasing soil awareness and encouraging governments, organizations, communities and individuals around the world to commit to proactively improving soil health.

2020.05.11 | Line Carlenius Berggreen

Keep soil alive, Save Our Future

Date Sat 05 Dec
Time 07:00 23:00
Location Global


Soil: the great connector of our lives now and beyond COVID-19 The COVID-19 pandemic is testing the ability of societies to survive an extreme global situation. Appropriate soil management is imperative for solving and anticipating food security and nutrition requirements that governments and individuals will face in the post-pandemic world.

Throughout history, humanity has gone through many cataclysms and disasters, but this is the first time in the Anthropocene that we face a crisis spanning the whole planet. The global character of this crisis sheds a new light on how to ensure food security, which will increasingly depend on sufficient areas of fertile agricultural soils close to population centres. Healthy soils form our most necessary natural resource for food production, on which human existence is dependent...  


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