* The Italian newspaper Corriere Della Sera interviews Dr. Diana Wall about life in Antarctica. See the interview here.


* The results of a study on climate change and soil fauna in the McMurdo Dry Valleys by the Wall lab and collaborators is highlighted by several outlets: press releases by environmental news website Mongabay, Biotechniques news, Colorado State University news, and the United States Antarctic Program official publication The Antarctic Sun.


* The BBC celebrates the World Soil Day by illustrating the importance of soil to life on Earth, with contribution from Tandra Fraser and Diana Wall

* Dr. Diana Wall and former Wall lab postdoc Dr. Uffe Nielsen’s new paper on soil biodiversity and human health is out in Nature.

* Dr. Diana Wall receives the Ulysses Medal, the highest honor bestowed by University College Dublin, Ireland.


* The First Global Soil Biodiversity Conference, chaired by Dr. Diana Wall, took place on 2-5 December in Dijon, France.

* Read our former Wall lab post doc Kelly Ramirez’s new paper on the similarity in belowground biodiversity between New York City’s Central Park and the globe. Covered in the Scientist, New York Times, Boston Globe, npr, national geographic, newser and nature world news

* Dr Diana Wall contributes to an article in which two dozen scientists, authors, and world and national figures answered two questions: What is your greatest worry about climate change? What gives you hope? in the New York Times, Sept 22, 2014.

*What can soil life in Antarctica tell us about climate change? Dr. Diana Wall discusses this relationship in Scientific American

*Dr. Diana Wall will be a 2014 inductee into the Colorado Women’s Hall of Fame!

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