March-II, 2021

What we are reading in March-II, 2021

By: César Marín, Diana H. Wall, and Carlos A. Guerra

This month in what we are reading, César Marín interviews Diana H. Wall, Colorado State University Distinguished Professor, and Carlos A. Guerra, Researcher at the German Centre for Integrative Biodiversity Research (iDiv). They will talk us about the global Soil Biodiversity Observation Network (Soil BON), an international group (which includes our South American Mycorrhizal Research Network), which objective is 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”.

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Also, two recent articles are discussed:

– A 2021 Science paper entitled “Tracking, targeting, and conserving soil biodiversity” (​).

– A 2020 Nature Communications paper entitled “Blind spots in global soil biodiversity and ecosystem function research” (

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