Around the world: Exploring soils and root of all life


This post originally appeared in the Human Nature blog from the Sustainability Leadership Fellows at the School of Global Environmental Sustainability at Colorado State University.

Written by Tandra Fraser, 2015-2016 Sustainability Leadership Fellow and Postdoc at the School of Agriculture, University of Reading, London.


Innsbruck Nature Film Festival nears deadline

Every year the renowned Innsbruck Nature Film Festival calls to send in documentaries and shorts dealing with the topic nature in a broader sense. In collaboration with the University of Innsbruck and in the framework of the international year of soils, a special category for films about soils is announced.

The festival aims to raise the awareness of soil, its biodiversity and functions. The best contribution will be awarded with €2.000!

Significant progress at the Global Soil Partnership meeting Rome, Italy

Written by Dr. Ciro Gardi, Scientific Programme Coordinator, Global Soil Biodiversity Initiative

On July 22-24, 2014, I attended the Second Assembly of the Global Soil Partnership (GSP) that was held in the headquarters of the Food and Agriculture Organization in Rome, Italy.


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