Third Party Articles

Academic, opinion and thought-pieces from Alliance members and supporters.


Ellen Fay, SSA

July 2020

Why asking how 'many harvests are left' misses the point. For many years, perhaps decades, there was a resounding silence as far as soils are concerned. 

Richard Morrish, Consultant

January 2019

Engineers view soils solely as a building material. They are only really concerned with their bearing strength, drainage capabilities and whether they harbour any contaminants. Architects have little interest in soils beyond the engineer’s advice for foundation design.

Craig Sams, Carbon Gold

May 2018

Forestry and farming are the cheapest and most effective routes to taking carbon out of the atmosphere and sequestering it in soil, trees and buildings….

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