For Youth

International Year of Soils

Healthy soils are the foundation for food, fuel, fibre and even medicine said the United Nations Food and agriculture Organization (FAO) as it kicked off 2015 the International Year of Soils. Soils are also essential to our ecosystems, playing a key role in the carbon cycle, storing and filtering water, and improving resilience to floods and droughts, and yet we are not paying enough attention to this important “silent ally.”  Click here for more information.