Soapbox Science is a novel public outreach platform for promoting women scientists and the science they do. The events transform public areas into an arena for public learning and scientific debate; they follow the format of London Hyde Park’s Speaker’s Corner, which is historically an arena for public debate.
The International Union of Soil Sciences Secretariat was sad to learn that our distinguished colleague Nyle C Brady passed away on 24 November 2015 at the age of 95.
We walk on it every day. Get it under our fingernails. Track it into the house. But do we really appreciate the vital role soil plays—not just in the environment, but in human health?
Recently published research demonstrates the effects of using faba beans in two different ways to increase soil health in Canadian soils.
This research has multiple benefits: saving money on the cost of fertilizer, and reducing the chances that excess nitrogen fertilizer will run off into nearby water bodies.
Happy New Year from the BSSS office.
We are in the middle of moving office location today (Monday 4th January 2016) so please bear with us.
The office should be open as normal from 9am on Tuesday 5th January 2016