Researcher uncovers influence of microorganisms on soil carbon storage

18th January 2017

With more than 7 billion microorganisms in the soil, it's no surprise we still have a lot to learn about them and their impact on the environment. A West Virginia University researcher is uncovering critical information about these tiny organisms under our feet, which although small, can have a huge impact on the environment.

Latest IUSS Update Available Now

5th January 2017

The International Union of Soil Sciences (IUSS) is the global union of soil scientists. The objectives of the IUSS are to promote all branches of soil science, and to support all soil scientists across the world in the pursuit of their activities.

Registered Members of the British Society of Soil Science are automatically recognised as IUSS Members.

Review of Participatory Land Use/Resource Planning Tools and Approaches

15th December 2016

The Land Resources Planning (LRP) Secreteriat, Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) of the United Nations are carrying out a survey in conjuction with their Land annd Water Division to review needs, required tools and processes at various scales, to help countries and stakeholders meet emerging challenges and competition over resources and support sustainable use of land and water resources and resilient ecosystems.