'Soilution' posters

International Union of Soil Sciences award prizes for posters that help "solve soil degradation problems" Sept 2019.

IUSS has identified "the key roles played by soils in guaranteeing food security, reducing greenhouse gas emissions that contribute to climate change, generating drinkable and clean water necessary for human life and for the sustenance of the terrestrial and aquatic ecosystems, practicing sustainable agriculture, and in reaching the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)."

In the “State of the Environment report (PDF), published on Tuesday (4 June), the EA warns that compaction and the loss of organic carbon are “serious threats to soil health...Intensive agriculture has caused arable soils to lose up to 60% of their organic carbon, and soil degradation was calculated in 2010 to cost £1.2bn every year"

!!!!! GOOD NEWS  Government to introduce new bill to "mandate measures to improve UK's soil health amid fertility crisis". 
Ms Pow (PPS to DEFRA Ministers) said "that a section of the agriculture bill, due to be published later this year, will emphasise soil health and indicated that the bill was likely to set a target of reversing soil fertility decline and restoring its health across the country by 2030." More on Soil Health The trouble is that the Agriculture Bill fell when parliament was prorogued, as it was not 'carried over' to next session
March 2019 Worm Week  WormsSets out how to take samples and identify the worms you find. Good Quiz to test knowledge
Living Soil Symposium
March 2018 Oregon Living Soils Symposium"The Symposium is a Community coming together with a wealth of knowledge in order to speed up the process of transitioning from something wringing the Earth dry of her resources, to something Regenerative and Restorative for her e
cosystems. We invite you to join this Community," Sign up to catch the proceedings from the Symposium on youtube and their website after the event.

Sustainable Soils Alliance official launch in parliament Oct 2017. "SSA is a partnership of businesses, campaigning organisations, the applied scientific community, academia, governmental and non-governmental organisations working together to reverse the current crisis in soil health. " Secretary of State for Agriculture Michael Gove promised the earth.

May 22 2017 Parliamentary  Reception 'Soils in Crisis'. "will bring together political, corporate, NGO, agricultural, academic and environmental leaders with economist and risk experts to create a strong, irresistible network to initiate and create momentum for change". Presumably they will remain in crisis with the election kicking in.

World Soil Day
Food & Agricultural Organisation (FAO) Check out postcards. eg Soil Organic Matter. "The global loss of the SOC pool since 1850 is estimated at about 66 billion tonnes (±12), mainly caused by land use change"
Soils for Life
Soil Association Videos of Tardigrades Earthworms
I am having difficulty finding anything that the government, in the form of DEFRA or the Environment Agency, have produced to recognise the day.

Charlie was at the Incredible Edible  AQUAGARDEN