World Soil Day

Soil erosion must be stopped ‘to save our future’, says UN agriculture agency

Although soils are essential for human well-being and the sustainability of life on the planet, they are threatened on all continents by natural erosion, the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) said on World Soil Day, calling for their protection.

News in Brief 05 December 2017 (PM)

“Another big loss” as 14th peacekeeper this year is killed in CAR

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Healthy soil “enables” life on earth and mitigates climate change

Healthy soil “enables” life on earth and is one of the biggest bulwarks against climate change, according to the UN’s Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO).

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