Welcome to Beneath Our Feet!

Beneath Our Feet is the official blog of the Global Soil Biodiversity Initiative, which was launched to promote awareness for soil biodiversity and its importance in sustainable land management for the protection and enhancement of ecosystem services.


Who writes for us?

We encourage any of our members or interested parties who have something to say about soil biodiversity, to send an email to info@globalsoilbiodiversity.org.  We ask that you stay within the range of topics that this blog intends to cover (listed below).

Not a member of the GSBI? Sign-up today!


What does the blog cover?

The blog covers the following themes:

  • Soil biodiversity research & trends

  • Education, outreach, management & global policy efforts

  • Soil biodiversity & ecosystem services (case studies are encouraged)

  • Soil biodiversity for human well-being & global sustainability

Additional topics include:

  • Announcements, Events, Jobs

  • Commentary on Recent Publications

  • GSBI News Updates

  • Insights Into Published Papers

  • Interview a Scientist

If you want to write a blog post that does not fall strictly into one of these categories, but you believe is still relevant, send us an email with a short description of your post idea and we will get back to you.


Why should you write for us?

The GSBI is working to spread awareness. Beneath Our Feet is yet another step in expanding and spreading the important message that soil biodiversity is critical to ecosystem services and human well-being. Writing for us would be a direct contribution to that cause, and we look forward to working with all interested parties in helping us to reach a broader audience.


Interested in contributing?

Send an email to info@globalsoilbiodiversity.org to discuss your blog post idea.