Please see the latest message from IUSS President Professor Rattan Lal which is addressing the “Out of sight, out of mind" syndrome of soil necessitates a strong and continued dialogue between soil scientists on the one hand and research administrators, policymakers, general public and land use planners on the other.
The latest IUSS Alert (Number 151) for January 2018 is now available here
Remember that all BSSS Members enjoy complimentary membership of the International Union of Soil Sciences as part of their annual subscription fee.
... till the Spatial datasets for soil in the UK meeting takes place in Newcastle on 22nd February.
Places are limited and therefore ALL attendees must register online in advance.
Soil is the essence of all terrestrial life, and critical to the delivery of major ecosystem services for human wellbeing and nature conservancy. Yet, the term “soil” does not arouse the much deserved excitement or the “wow” moment among general public, civil societies, policy makers, and others.
Would you like to learn how to communicate your research to the public?
There are spaces available for NERC funded researchers to attend a media and communications training course in either Leeds (8th February) or Birmingham (27th February). For more information and to register please visit the website.