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#Grounded

#Grounded

Join the movement to get #grounded! Now nominated for the 2021 Short Film Prize of the 11th edition of the International Environmental Film Festival this video from the BSSS is well worth a watch!

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Soil Voices: Global Conversations

Soil Voices: Global Conversations

The wonders of modern technology enabled us to deliver our first online workshop to twenty students – 10 from Churston Ferrers school in Devon, UK, and 10 from King’s Kids in Nairobi, Kenya – all learning in the same classroom. Aged 10-15, the students have spent 5 weeks learning about soil and how we can invite it back into our lives through creative writing and poetry

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Introducing Soil Voices!

Introducing Soil Voices!

This month, part of our arts offering for the WCSS, Our Living Soil, has really started to get off the ground! ‘Soil Voices’ is an exciting programme being delivered on behalf of the BSSS by Jude Allen and Isla Robertson. They have been teasing us here in the office at BSSS with snippets from their work….

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Soil Voices Webinar

Soil Voices Webinar

Zoom into Soil: Our Living Soil The latest webinar in the Zoom into Soil series, hosted by the British Society of Soil Science, took place on the 4...

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Floodplain Meadows Partnership

Floodplain Meadows Partnership

Art competition launched to highlight the plight of the nation’s floodplain meadows Budding artists of all ages are being asked to take part in...

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Secrets of Soil

Secrets of Soil

Henry Driver's new immersive video journey, Secrets of Soil, was inspired by his family's attempts to make their farming practices carbon negative....

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How to Value a Skylark

How to Value a Skylark

HOW TO VALUE A SKYLARK: The Countryside in a Time of Change.   Brian Kerr, author of HOW TO VALUE A SKYLARK: The Countryside in a Time of...

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A Friable Earth by Jackie Wills

A Friable Earth by Jackie Wills

Jackie Wills, author of A Friable Earth, has shared her poem Considering I’ll Become Mud which provided the title for her book. Her poem came out of...

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Flows to the Future

Flows to the Future

Scottish visual artist Hannah Imlach's project in the Flow Country – a vast expanse of blanket bog in the far north east of Scotland – is an example...

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