Global Symposium on Soil Organic Carbon


Interview with Betsy Taylor in the framework of GSOC17 Conference - Rome, Italy

The Global Symposium on Soil Organic Carbon (GSOC17) was a scientific meeting, held over three days at FAO headquarters in Rome, Italy, on 21-23 March 2017 with almost 500 participants representing all geographical regions and over 100 countries of the world. This video shows the main moments, decisive sessions and key activities of this groundbreaking event.

An animated illustration of soil organic carbon and its importance for climate action, food production and sustainable development

The Sustainable Development Goals were recently created with a view to achieve sustainable development by 2030.
Of the 17 goals, four contain targets specifically related to Soils. This animation looks at some of the challenges we face in each of these goals and presents some of the methods we can use to tackle them.

A look at how our Soils help to combat climate change in their role of sequestering CO2, and how our collective habits can damage this benefit with potentially devastating consequences.

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