Reproductive technologies for sustainable livestock production
Livestock are an important source of food for the planet’s eight billion humans; societies across the globe must work together to meet the ever-increasing demand for food through reproductive technologies, if we hope to attain global food security Animal-source foods are a vital component of a healthy well- balanced human...
Towards sustainable control of plant diseases
The 15th of November 2022 was an unremarkable day that may have passed many people by, but this was the day that the world population reached 8 billion people. As many as 828M of those people will go to bed hungry tonight.
Military burn pits: A toxic legacy of war
In recent years, the use of military burn pits has become one of the most widely discussed concerns about both current service members and veterans’ health.
Safeguarding against climate change impacts
Urban areas are prone to climate change impacts. Simultaneously, the world’s population increasingly resides in cities. What needs to be done to protect them?
Climate Leadership and the COP Process
For many countries in the South, climate leadership has become increasingly necessary by the day, as the effects of the climate crisis are happening too fast for the globally proposed 45% average reduction of greenhouse gases by 2030.
Food defense – The road to a more sustainable and resilient society
The Swedish Surplus Energy Collaboration (SSEC) at the SLU-Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences discusses how a multi-level Food Defense could protect food security across the globe.
The toll of climate change on mental health
Although its health impacts vary between regions depending on geography, socio- economic status of affected communities, and political policies, climate change is the single greatest threat to human health.
The modelling that shapes regional climate change interventions
Professor Georgiy L. Stenchikov from the physical science and engineering division, King Abdullah University of Science and Technology looks at the future of water with a specialised focus on climate change in the middle east.
The Net‐Zero‐2050 Web-Atlas: Using a digital tool for knowledge transfer
The Climate Service Center Germany (GERICS) was initiated by the German Federal Government in 2009 as a fundamental part of the German high‐tech strategy for climate protection Since June 2014, GERICS has been an independent scientific organizational unit of the Helmholtz‐Zentrum Hereon. The interdisciplinary team at GERICS develops scientifically based prototype...
Emerging Riceberry Rice: Thailand first experience in developing rice for wellbeing
Professor Apichart Vanavichit, highlights the Thai attempt to develop rice that directly benefits well-being.
The road to changing how the world uses plastics
Here, we talk to Professor of Polymer Physics Eugene Terentjev, at the University of Cambridge, about the way the world uses plastics.
Should we test for differences in allergen content between varieties of crops and animal...
Rick Goodman, Food Allergy Research and Resource Programme at the University of Nebraska, discusses tests for differences in allergen content between varieties of crops and animal species for food safety.
Why nuclear weapons and modern warfare are contrary to climate action
Dr Chanda Siddoo-Atwal, primary biochemist of Moondust Cosmetics Ltd, examines the realities of nuclear weapons and modern warfare.
Forged in fire: The environmental health risks of wildfires
Here, Pamela J. Lein discusses the environmental health risks of wildfires.
GERICS Climate Outlook at county level
Diana Rechid, Sebastian Bathiany and Susanne Pfeifer, assess the future climatic changes in Germany at county level, in the GERICS Climate Outlook report.
Together we create a sustainable supply of skills for a sustainable food industry
Here, the Swedish Surplus Energy Collection (SSE-C) reflects on one of the most crucial issues facing humanity today - a sustainable food industry.
Human-elephant co-existence: managing conflicts
Dr Susan Canney, Director of the Mali Elephant Project, WILD Foundation & International Conservation Fund Canada, explores human-elephant coexistence and the management of conflict.
Disproportionate air pollution exposure in African-American communities
Dr Elica A Moss, at Alabama A&M University, explains the ongoing issue of disproportionate air pollution exposure in African-American communities in the US.
Will potato late blight ever go away?
Here, Andrivon Didier, Research Director at INRAE, France’s National Research Institute for Agriculture, Food and Environment, discusses the existential threat of potato late blight.
Arena for the gap analysis of the existing arctic science co-operations (AASCO)
Here, The Institute for Atmospheric and Earth System Research (INAR) discuss the Arena for the gap analysis of the existing arctic science co-operations (AASCO).