We also carry reviews of products and services, if a company is happy to provide their product or service to a list member free of charge so that it may be reviewed and the review posted on the list. Companies interested in having their product reviewed should contact the list owner in the first instance. Soil is central to all our lives and is receiving increasing attention in political arenas world wide. The British Society of Soil Science discussion list has soil as its focus. We encourage debate and information exchange on a wide range of soil issues, both academic and practical.