The Global Soil Biodiversity Observation Network (Soil BON) is working in partnership with the Global Soil Biodiversity Initiative (GSBI) and other global and regional partners to make available the soil biological and ecosystem observations needed to ensure living soil resources are sustainably conserved and managed and can support essential human needs.

The initiative aims to monitor 1000 locations across the world using a simple soil sampling protocol. They ask each partner to sample soils in at least two paired sites (i.e., for the same ecosystem type). A standard sampling kit will be used and provided by the Soil BON team.

Soil Bon welcomes new sites before the end of September 2021. Please find out more here:

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