World Soil Day 2018
BE THE SOLUTION
TO SOIL POLUTION
Stop soil pollution to ensure safe food and health, it was the theme of world soil day 2018. Celebrated globally at research institutions, universities, government organizations, international organizations, civil society, farmers and non-government bodies. Nutritious and safe food is essential for healthy life. Healthy soils are also important for soil biodiversity, microorganisms and habitats.
Urgent action is necessary to avoid soil pollution worldwide. Soil pollution contains numerous threats in global food security and safety. At world soil day ceremony, FAO, in Rome, it was mentioned that 33 percent of all soils are degrading and this degradation continues at alarming rate globally. Human activities are the key sources of soil pollution, contaminants may enter in food chain. Buffering capacity of soils have been exceeded. Adoption of sustainable soil management practice become essential to ensure food security and safety.
#reuse #recycle #reduce
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