Why Save Soil?
Soil is the heart and soul of our planet. Put simply, we can't live without it.
52% of Agricultural soils
are already degraded
Indeed, it is estimated that, overall, 33% of soils are presently moderately to highly degraded due to erosion, salinization, acidification, contamination, or compaction (FAO and ITPS, 2015) and that 52% of agricultural land is already moderately or severely affected by soil degradation (ELD, 2015).
The reasons for hunger and food insecurity are many and vary from country to country, but generally, it is a result of conflict, poverty, economic shocks such as hyperinflation and rising commodity prices and environmental shocks such as flooding or drought.
Water scarcity can mean scarcity in availability due to physical shortage,
or scarcity in access due to the failure of institutions to ensure a regular supply or due to a lack of adequate infrastructure.
LOSS OF BIO-DIVERSITY
WHAT IS BIODIVERSITY LOSS. Biodiversity loss refers to the decline or disappearance of biological diversity, understood as the variety of living things that inhabit the planet, its different levels of biological organisation and their respective genetic variability.
What are the 5 cause of climate change?
The main causes of climate change are: Humanity's increased use of fossil fuels – such as coal, oil and gas to generate electricity, run cars and other forms of transport, and power manufacturing and industry. Deforestation
LOSS OF LIVELIHOOD
Some disasters damage infrastructure and ecosystems essential for income generation or otherwise remove or reduce the potential for people to earn a living.
The increase in the number of migrants can contribute to conflict in migrant receiving areas in many different ways. This ranges from competition over natural and economic resources, ethnic tensions, socioeconomic tensions and burden on infrastructure and services.
BRING BACK AT LEAST 3-6% ORGANIC CONTENT IN THE SOIL
By bringing the land under shade from vegetation & enriching the soil through plant litter and animal waste.
needs supportive policies in every nation
need people's support
Why are policies important?
Take the message to 3.5 Billion people,
60% of the world's electorate
A Journey To Save Soil
Sadhguru will be embarking on a journey to meet citizens, leaders and experts as a lone motorcyclist covering 30,000 km across 25 nations from the United Kingdom to India in 100 days.
Sadhguru in Brussels - Auditorium 2000, Brussels Expo,
Mon, Apr 11 19:00 - 21:00 CEST
Thousands of eminent people and organizations are uniting for this common goal to restore soil health.