Five tonnes of animal life can live in one hectare of soil.
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Internat. Decade of Soils
At the conference ‘Celebration of International Year of Soils 2015 – Achievements and Future Challenges’ IUSS President Rainer Horn proclaimed the International Decade of Soils 2015-2024!
Soils within cities - Global approaches to their sustainable management
Edited on behalf of the International Union of Soil Sciences, this book is the result of a joint effort of the international SUITMA (Soils of the Urban, Traffic, Mining and Military Areas) working group of the International Union of Soil Sciences. The book undertakes to shed light on the role and importance of soils in cities, and stresses the need to consider and manage this unique component of the urban ecosystem on our way to build sustainable cities.
10., 11., 12. May 2017
European Soil Partnership Plenary meeting
14., 15., 16., 17., 18. May 2017
ISSPA2017 - 15th International Symposium Soil and Plant Analysis
The roles of soil, plant, water and waste analyses in food security and environmental quality
Symposium website: http://isspa2017.csp.escience.cn/dct/page/1