IUSS Alert 147 (September 2017)
News from the IUSS Website
The latest IUSS Fact sheets Soil degradation and desertification, written by IUSS Past President, Prof. Rainer Horn, and on Soil and Health by Ganga M. Hettiarachchi, Chair of IUSS Commission 4.2 Soils, Food Security, and Human Health, were uploaded to the IUSS Website.
Read more: http://iuss.boku.ac.at/index.php?article_id=647
The most recent Viewpoint on “The ecological costs of soil management practices” by Rattan Lal, President of the International Union of Soil Sciences is now available on the IUSS website.
Read more: http://iuss.boku.ac.at/index.php?article_id=636
First call for contributions for the IUSS Bulletin 131
Soils: The Foundation of Life Workshop proceedings in brief is online
Soils: The Foundation of Life Workshop proceedings-in-brief, which summarizes the workshop held at the US National Academy of Sciences in December 2016, is now online for free downloads.
Please visit https://www.nap.edu/catalog/24866/soils-the-foundation-of-life-proceedings-of-a-workshop-in or the website of the U.S. National Committee for Soils at http://sites.nationalacademies.org/PGA/biso/SS/index.htm to download your own electronic copy free of charge.