Photo: Huaje Planting, Oaxaca 2010
December 5 is World Soil Day (Día Mundial del Suelo). Hashtag: #WorldSoilDay
In 2018 the theme is stopping soil pollution
- Are there live videos and conversations about soil this week?
- What are recommended online resources, apps?
- What are the most popular celebrations of soil?
- What is the Global Symposium on Soil Pollution?
- What are upcoming events focusing on soil?
World Soil Day Challenges
- Share a photo or video of your soil
- Share a photo or video of your compost
World Soil Day Award
The World Soil Day Award (WSDA) consists of a medal and a USD 15,000 check. It will be awarded for the first time in Bangkok, Thailand to award the best World Soil Day event held in the framework of the 2017 communication campaign ‘Caring for the Planet starts from the Ground‘. It honors individuals, communities, organizations and countries that organized remarkable and engaging World Soil Day activities or campaigns in the previous year.
Did you know that soil is the biggest terrestrial carbon sink, but land degradation is reducing its ability to mitigate climate change https://t.co/WiVqZ4BaLv #COP14 #WorldSoilDay pic.twitter.com/1KFW68p4B8
— IUCN (@IUCN) December 5, 2018
— World Bank (@WorldBank) December 5, 2014