2015 is the International Year of Soils!
Soils are core elements to feed all the people on earth and play a key role in our fight against global climate change and biodiversity conservation. This year 2015, the UN, together with communities and organisations worldwide, will celebrate soils. Discover projects contributing to landscape and soil restoration.
21st of March
The International Day of Forests launched by the UN aims to raise awareness of the importance of these ecosystems, as forests halt global warming.
"Forests are central to the global effort to meet the climate change challenge, eradicate poverty and realise a sustainable century" - Christiana Figueres, Executive Secretary of the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change.