A gardener from Amsterdam recently began a 30,000-km (18,640-mile) bicycle trek from London to India as part of a campaign to raise awareness about soil degradation. "I just decided I can do more. I love to cycle, so I thought: do something crazy, get on the [bi]cycle and just do it," the 31-year-old told Reuters. "If we don't act now, [soil] will degrade further and future generations will suffer big-time; we should prevent that. We are the first generation... who can turn this situation around."

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