Ahead of World Environment Day on 5 June, some of the most famous buildings in Luxembourg will be lit up in green and blue this weekend.
From weddings, births and funerals to festivals such as Holi, and even family achievements like buying a new car, plants and trees have become centrepieces of local culture, helping to breathe life into the sandy soils of northwestern Rajasthan
Isha Foundation founder Sadhguru was received with great enthusiasm in the Pink City on the 73rd day of his 100-day, 30,000-km lone motorcycle journey spanning 27 countries to spread awareness about saving soil.
With saplings in hand and faces veiled by colourful sarees, Suman and Sarita Takariya's relatives sang traditional songs as the sisters planted small shrubs at their combined pre-wedding celebration in a remote Indian village.
Students from classes VIII to XII of Rose Public School, Suliali, expressed their solidarity towards the 'Save Soil Campaign' initiated by Sadhguru. They showed their concern towards the society regarding the ill effects of soil degradation and for that, they had written letters to Honorable Prime Minister Narendra Modi, urging him to take measures to save soil to make the world a better place to live for the future generations.
Sadhguru is currently on a 100-day, 30,000 km #JourneyForSoil after launching the global Movement to Save Soil from extinction this March. His journey began in London on 21st March and will culminate in the Cauvery river basin in late June.
Headquarters of the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation in Mumbai lit up in the colours of the 'Save Soil' logo in support of the cause launched by Isha Foundation founder Sadhguru.
After being on the road for 70 days, Spiritual leader Sadhguru will arrive at Jamnagar, Gujarat on May 29 for the final leg of the Save Soil journey in India.
Valluvan, a civil engineer, had his life turned around when he decided to shift to farming. The Isha Foundation volunteer is today a forerunner in the transition to natural organic farming. He manages his own beautiful and lucrative organic coconut plantation in Pollachi, Tamil Nadu farm.
Banas Dairy, one of Asia's largest milk producers, in Palanpur, Gujarat hosted Sadhguru where he addressed the gathering on the Save Soil movement. Gujarat Home Minister Shri. Harsh Ramesh Sanghavi and Banas Dairy Plant Chairman Shri Shankarbhai L. Chaudhari welcomed Sadhguru to what was the largest Save Soil event till date.
The Government of Gujarat signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Isha Outreach to conserve soil in the state making Gujarat the first Indian state to officially join the Global Movement to Save Soil. The MOU was signed in the presence of Gujarat Chief Minister Shri.
After riding through the bone-rattling chill of Europe and the furnace of the Arabian desert, Sadhguru, Founder-Isha Foundation, set foot on the soil of Bharat alighting at the Jamnagar port in Gujarat after his #JourneyForSoil met with resounding success in Europe, Central Asia and the Middle East. Sadhguru sailed for three days on the Indian Ocean after leaving from Port Sultan Qaboos, Oman, to reach India's west coast.
'There is nobody on the planet who's against (enhancing soil organic content)- not fertilizer industries, not pesticide industries' everybody is for it because rich soil is the fundamental of rich life for us. Healthy soil and healthy life are inextricably connected,' said Sadhguru, Founder-Isha Foundation, speaking on the Wisdom Panel at the Future of Cities event at the World Economic Forum 2022 in Davos yesterday.
With 52 per cent of the agricultural lands already degraded, the soil crisis in the world needs urgent attention. The 100-day, 30,000 km 'Journey To Save Soil' that Sadhguru started off as a lone motorcyclist in March has hit the half-way mark. In the last 50 days, Sadhguru has ridden through most of Europe, parts of central Asia as well as the Middle East to bring the focus on the dire need to Save Soil.
The Muslim World League, one of the most influential international non-governmental Islamic organizations, pledged its support for the global Movement to Save Soil from extinction.