George Eustice MP, Minister of State for Agriculture, Fisheries and Food, today (5th June 2018) announced on a visit to Cranfield University, that Defra has confirmed its continued and long-term support for the National Reference Centre for Soils and associated information system, LandIS, hosted by the University.
Closing date for abstracts is midnight Sunday 10th June!
To submit please use the online submission form available on the conference webpage Soils and Sustainable Development Goals
Please see the latest message from IUSS President Professor Rattan Lal with his views on the Urbanization Challenge. This is an important ramification of the Anthropocene. Several cities may have a population of >70 million by the end of the 21st century. Sustainable management of soils under cities is a challenge to soil scientists that cannot be overemphasized.
The latest IUSS Alert (Number 155) for May 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.