Soils provide 95% of all food but are damaged by industrial, farming, mining and urban pollution

Damian Carrington, The Guardian
June 04, 2021

The world’s soils, which provide 95% of our food, are “under great pressure”, according to a UN report on soil pollution.

Soils are also the largest active store of carbon, after the oceans, and therefore crucial in fighting the climate crisis. But the report said industrial pollution, mining, farming and poor waste management are poisoning soils.

Find out more in Damian Carrington's article in The Guardian: World’s soils ‘under great pressure’, says UN pollution report

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