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2018 World Soil Day (WSD)

The World Soil Day (WSD) is observed every year on December 5 to focus attention on the importance of healthy soil and advocating for the sustainable management of soil resources. The 2018 theme is ‘Be the Solution to Soil Pollution’. According to the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), Soil holds 3 times as much carbon ..

Soil Retrogression versus Soil Degradation

Soil retrogression and degradation are two important regressive evolution processes which take place due to loss of equilibrium of a stable soil. Retrogression primarily occurs due to soil erosion. Soil Degradation is an evolution process which is different from natural evolution and is largely related to the local climate and vegetation. It is due to ..