PANDASIA: Reducing the risk of zoonoses spread in Europe and Asia
Zoonoses – zoonotic pathogens spread between animals and humans – have been a concern of the international community since COVID-19.
We need to rethink food security
Lindsay Duncan, Farming Campaigns Manager, World Animal Protection, explains why we need to rethink food security.
Documenting plant organ development with open source software
INRAE researchers have devised a new way to document leaf and plant organ development using open source software.
Which invasive species could threaten the UK’s Overseas Territories?
Researchers predict which invasive species could pose a future threat to the UK’s Overseas Territories in order to conserve these rare environments.
Agricultural innovation: Farmer-led research to receive starter funding
To increase farmer-led research in the agricultural sector towards net zero, farmers, growers or foresters who have ideas for solving major business problems can apply for funding.
What makes brown rice so beneficial to our health?
Why is brown rice generally more nutritious than white rice? Researchers find that the cell-protecting compound in brown rice is what makes it so beneficial.
Effect of heat and drought on food security and agricultural production
Maize is affected by abiotic stresses, including extreme heat and drought, which is exacerbated by climate change.
Genetically modified rice to tackle climate-induced food shortages
Genetically modified rice could be used to lessen food shortages caused by climate change, as salt tolerance allows it to grow in warmer conditions.
Farmers to receive government payments for sustainable farming
The UK government is handing out payments to those who utilise sustainable farming and deliver greener food production while enhancing nature.
The reality of the U.S approach to animal welfare
David Green, Executive Director at the U.S. Sustainability Alliance, explores the reality of U.S approaches to animal welfare.
Conserving water is essential to feeding the world
Here, we are told by David Green, Executive Director at the U.S. Sustainability Alliance, that conserving water is essential to feeding the world.
The next pandemic? UK facing worst bird flu outbreak on record
Christmas is coming, the geese are getting sick, and the world may be three mutations away from the next pandemic: the avian bird flu.
G20 Summit: World Bank must invest in animal health with new fund
Organisations call on World Bank to end ‘chronic underinvestment’ in animal health using new fund launched at this year's G20 Summit.
How do India’s protectionist rice export restrictions affect those in need?
Peter Bachmann, Vice President Policy & Government Affairs, at USA Rice, states that India’s protectionist rice export restrictions hurt the neediest the most.
What is perennial rice and why is it making history?
It may have taken more than 9,000 years of cultivation, but annual paddy rice is now available as a long-lived perennial rice.
How is human health impacted by the welfare of animals
The welfare of animals is not only important to animals but is also intrinsically linked to human health and the environment.
Integrating ecosystems in the Water-Food-Energy Nexus for greater sustainability
Sasha Koo-Oshima & Virginie Gillet from Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations/ UN-Water, reveal their thoughts on integrating ecosystems in the Water-Food-Energy Nexus for greater sustainability.
What would happen if there was a nuclear war?
A full-scale nuclear war between the U.S. and Russia would see global good systems obliterated and over 5 billion people die of hunger.
A uniting point for U.S. peanut sustainability
Eric Coronel, Director of Sustainability at The American Peanut Council, highlights a uniting point for U.S. peanut sustainability.
Soil health for sustainable agriculture
Aarthi JanakiRaman, Research Director, Chemicals and Advanced Materials at TechVision, charts the rising importance of soil health for sustainable agriculture.