The United Nations has declared 2015 the International Year of Soils, and it’s high time that we all show the soil a little love.
Soil isn’t just for farmers; the earth beneath your feet and your home, in your watershed, and where your food is grown is important to you, in more ways than you or I may know. Leonardo Da Vinci once said, “We know more about the movement of celestial bodies than about the soil underfoot.” Take some time in 2015 to contemplate the soil and to be amazed! Did you know that…..
- One cup of soil may hold more microorganisms than there are people in the world. In fact, even a teaspoon of healthy soil may contain more than one billion microorganisms. At NWF we celebrate biodiversity; did you ever think about how much life there is beneath your feet?
Read More: National Wildlife Federation