The Story of Soil

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Did you know there are microorganisms in healthy soil that are used to treat disease? This spot will open your eyes to an aspect of soil you probably never thought about before.


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Suelos y Salud Humana

(en español)

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It’s easy to understand that a food like beans comes from soil. But most of what we eat can actually be traced back to soil. It’s true, and that’s why it’s important to take care of a resource that means so much.


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Suelos y Seguridad Alimenticia

(en español)

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Soil does more than you think. Our water is clean and fresh because soil works like a gigantic filter to keep out impurities. Think about that next time you turn on your faucet for a drink.


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Calidad del Suelo y Agua
(en español)


Visit SSSA's International Year of Soils 2015 celebration page to download

activities, view SSSA's monthly-themed videos and more!

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Are you an educator? Visit SSSA's Soils4Teachers page for more learning activities!

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This outreach campaign was produced for SSSA’s 75th Anniversary to raise awareness of the importance of soils and the soil science profession.