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Environmental Audit Committee
Deadline for submissions has passed. However, late submissions may still be considered. Please contact the committee if you have any queries.
Healthy soils (both urban and rural) are important for food production and human wellbeing. Soil health cannot be measured directly, so indicators (physical, chemical, and biological properties, processes, or characteristics) are generally used. These measurable properties of soil or plants provide clues about how well the soil can function.
Evidence given by Lord Krebs, Chair of the Adaptation Sub-Committee, and David Thompson, Senior Policy Analyst - Adaptation, Committee on Climate Change, and Peter Melchett, Policy Director, Soil Association; Professor Paul Hallett, University of Aberdeen, Professor Richard Bardgett, University of Manchester, and Professor David Powlson, Rothamsted Research (at 3.15pm).
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Environmental Audit Committee hears from Rory Stewart on Government's approach to soil health