Keep soil alive, protect soil biodiversity

5 December 2020

World Soil Day Online Event

Did you know that only around 1% of soil microorganism species are currently known compared to 80% of plant species?! 

Join us this Saturday December 5 at 11 am UAE time as we explore this mysterious world together! We will be launching our first ever children's book in partnership with Water Alliance UAE and our first ever digital exhibition on soil biodiversity with Dr. Pedro Gonçalves, Postdoctoral fellow at the Institute of Molecular Biology, Academia Sinica, Taipei, Taiwan. 

Event Agenda

11:00 am - 11:15 am: Welcome and Introduction

11:15 am - 11:45 am: Storytelling by the Water Alliance Student Ambassadors

11:45 am - 12:15 pm: Launch of the Emirates Soil Museum Digital Exhibition on Soil Biodiversity with Dr. Pedro Gonçalves

12:15 pm - 12:30 pm: Open Discussion and Q&A

The event will be held on ZOOM.

Water Alliance Student Ambassadors
          Water Alliance Student Ambassadors
Pedro Goncalves
                              Dr. Pedro Gonçalves