Carbon in organic matter (decaying plant and animal remains) in the soil is a globally-significant carbon store. The world’s soils hold three times more carbon than the world’s plants, amounting…Read More >
We’re celebrating National Poetry Day with this ode about soil, which we commissioned for the Royal Society Summer Exhibition 2018.
Earlier this month a group of Reading soil scientists took their research to the Royal Society Summer Science Exhibition to tell the public all about the importance of soil. Jeremy…Read More >
On Sunday (3 June) the University brought together staff, students, and people in Reading for the Big Band Big Lunch. Jeremy Le Lean, communications officer of the Soil Security Programme,…Read More >
By Jeremy Lelean, Geography and Environmental Science, University of Reading Soil, from being an overlooked area of research, is now considered an area of vital interest in the solution to…Read More >
By Jeremy LeLean, Soil Security Programme For those who like to encounter wildlife up close and personal come to UnEarthed 2017 where the renowned Soil Safari will be on display where…Read More >