OxLEL in British Society of Soil Science Annual Meeting
December 21, 2015
Hsiao-Hang Tao presented her DPhil project on sustainable soil management of oil palm ecosystem, at the Annual meeting of British Society of Soil Science (BSSS) in London on November 26. Hsiao won the Best Student Presentation Award.
The meeting is to mark the end of the 2015 International Year of Soils, and to discuss advancing scientific research, education and policies on soil sustainability.
The 2015 International Year of Soils aims to increase awareness and understanding of the importance of soil for food security and essential ecosystem functions. For example, Nature has launched a special collection on Soil and its sustainability to improved the understanding of sustainable management of this precious resource. Soil Science Society of America has created a series of messages to explain the role of soils in human health and prosperity. Collaborative efforts on sustainable soil management practices is key to sustaining water, food and life.
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