In a handful of fertile soil, there are more individual organisms than the total number of human beings that have ever existed.
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IYS Soil message
To mark the celebration of the International Year of Soils, 2015 Hungary donated a soil mononlith to FAO. The monolith is from the same Chernozem that starts the “World of Soils” picture collection of IUSS. This Chernozem has been nominated also as the national soil of Hungary, when the country performed the presidency semester of the EU. All countries and or states are encouraged to send their national or state soil pictures with short description to the World of Soils collection .
20th World Congress of Soil Science, Soils Embrace Life & Universe
June 8th to 13th, 2014 – Jeju Island, South Korea
IYS 2015 & World Soil Day
02., 03., 04., 05., 06., 07. August 2015
IUSS IYS 2015 Activity - XXXV Brazilian Congress of Soil Science
Natal City, RN, Brazil
Event website: http://www.eventosolos.org.br/cbcs2015
17., 18., 19., 20. August 2015
IUSS IYS 2015 Activity - International Soil Conference on Sustainable Uses of Soil in Harmony with Food Security
This conference is part of the activities to celebrate the International Year of Soils (IYS) as declared by the United Nations, aiming to welcome contributions (oral presentations and posters) from delegates to exchange views and experiences about sustainable uses of soils in order to secure the food production for our societies.
Abstract submission deadline: 15 February
Conference website: http://www.ldd.go.th/WEB_ISC2015/Index.html