The Week in Soil

Our weekly blog features the main scientific, political and cultural soil-related stories of interest from across the web over the previous seven days, available on our website and through our Twitter account every Friday morning.

21 January 2022
  • Govt Climate Change Risk Assessment 
  • Commons Committee report on water quality
  • Research funding for soils
  • Chemical pollution beyond safe limit
  • Earthworms damaged by microplastics


14 January 2022
  • House of Commons Committee on Defra’s ELM
  • Scottish funds for biodiversity 
  • Carbon farming in the EU
  • Microplastics in tropical soils
  • Urban worms mission
07 January 2022
  • Oxford Farming Conference
  • Oxford Real Farming Conference
  • Northern Ireland and Defra consultations
  • FAO state of land and water
  • EU call for proposals
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