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The Global Symposium on Soil Pollution (GSOP18) was a scientific meeting, held over three days at FAO headquarters in Rome, Italy, on 2-4 May 2018 with more than 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. Be the Solution, to Soil Pollution! #GSOP18 #StopSoilPollution #SoilPollution

One third of global soils are already degraded, yet they face increasing pressure from soil pollution, which occurs below ground and so is invisible to us. Soil pollution affects the food we eat, the water we drink, the air we breathe, our health and the health of all organisms on the planet. The Global Symposium on Soil Pollution (2 - 4 May) brought together global experts to address the environmental, health, and agricultural implications of soil pollution and develop concrete strategies to address the challenge.

What are the top three reasons why we should care about soil pollution?

What are the main drivers of soil pollution in agricultural and non-agricultural soils?

¿Cuál es el principal mensaje que extraería de lo que se ha discutido hasta ahora en el simposio?

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