Soils contain more carbon than the atmosphere and plants combined.

British Society of Soil Science
October 01, 2021

There are many claims made about soil organic carbon and the role it might play in helping mitigate the climate crisis.

Under certain conditions, with careful management, soils can absorb more carbon and act as an important carbon sink.

The Science Notes explore the importance of carbon in soils, how it behaves, and how soil carbon might be increased to help address the climate crisis.

They are available as a as a technical, fully referenced document and as a short summary document

Find out more: read the BSSS news article.


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