World Soil Day (WSD), held annually every December 5th, is a global initiative set up by the United Nations to raise awareness of the importance of healthy soils and to advocate for the sustainable management of soil resources. This year’s focus was on salt-affected soil and the impact of sustainable soil practices to prevent salinization.
Our expert ecologist Dr. Rosie Everett recently chaired a roundtable at the United Nation’s 2021 Climate Change Conference, with the focus of the discussion on the main ecological issues concerning climate change today. In relation to forensic ecology this considers how climate change could affect the analysis that ecologists do to provide support for major crime investigations, with one of the main points from Dr. Everett’s seminar being the impact of changes in soils associated with flooding.
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