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Board on International Scientific Organizations (BISO)


October 18, 2013
The Secret Behind Iraq's Scientific Resurgence
The IVSL was developed in 2006 through an intricate collaboration between the U.S. Department of Defense, Department of State, and the National Academies of Science; the science diplomacy organization CRDF Global managed the effort, handling ... 


BISO Soils Small SliderSoils: The Foundation of Life (Workshop)



July 6, 2017
Healthy Soils for Healthy Societies
To increase soil awareness and promote soil sustainability, the United Nations designated 5 December as World Soil Day, and the International Union of Soil Sciences declared 2015–2024 the International Decade of Soils. To mark these events, the U.S. National Academy of Sciences’ National Committee for Soil Sciences (USNC/SS) organized a World Soil Day workshop at the National Academy of Sciences (NAS) in Washington, D. C.