Soil carbon is the largest terrestrial pool of carbon.
Last IUSS Alert
IYS Soil message
In order to increase awareness and understanding of the importance of soil for food security and essential ecosystem functions, we must keep on sending to the public the following messages at the same time: “Soils sustain life” and “Soil resources are finite and thus should be treated as such”. Approach to the young generations would be especially important to continue and strengthen our activities in the future.
20th World Congress of Soil Science, Soils Embrace Life & Universe
June 8th to 13th, 2014 – Jeju Island, South Korea
IYS 2015 & World Soil Day
06., 07., 08., 09., 10. October 2015
IYS Activity – International University Meeting of Soil Sciences
Cultural Academic Centre of the UNAM, Juriquilla, Querétaro, México
Soil functions in nature and their conservation in ecosystems
Event website: http://soil15.geociencias.unam.mx/
16., 17., 18. October 2015
International Youth Forum on Soil and Water Conservation (IYFSWC)
Event website: http://iyfswc.nit.edu.cn