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cereals

The research priorities for the cereals and oilseeds sector

Tim Isaac, Head of Arable at the Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board shares his thoughts on research into the cereals & oilseeds sector
data from space

The synergistic use of atmospheric data from space: from research to operational products

Ugo Cortesi (IFAC-CNR), on behalf of the AURORA Consortium, explains the synergistic use of atmospheric data from space
polar science

Promoting polar science in the United States

The work of the Office of Polar Programs (OPP), part of the National Science Foundation (NSF), is examined here by Open Access Government
environmental processes

Understanding earth and environmental processes

Open Access Government explores the work of the public-sector body, the British Geological Survey (BGS), in helping us to understand earth and environmental processes
eradicating hunger

Agriculture: Key to eradicating hunger and securing food

Cristina Cruz from FCiencias.Id explains why agriculture is the key to accomplishing the UN Sustainable Development Goals of eradicating hunger and securing food
Genomics and precision agriculture

Genomics and precision agriculture: A perfect match for improving farm sustainability

Nicolas Friggens, coordinator of the GenTORE project at INRA, France reveals why genomics and precision agriculture are a perfect match for improving farm sustainability
food production

A call for innovation in food production

An eco-friendly food production and healthier food will save the world in the view of horticulturist at the Swedish University of Agriculture, Håkan Sandin
Preparedness

Preparedness can help your organisation survive the unexpected

Daren Howell from Sungard Availability Services explains exactly how preparedness can help your organisation survive the unexpected.
seamounts

Oceans heated by volcanic ridges and seamounts

Dr Karen Bemis from Department of Marine and Coastal Sciences, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey gives a fascinating explanation of how oceans are heated by volcanic ridges and seamounts
environmental toxicology

Environmental Toxicology: How chemicals interact with environmental species and human physiology

The European Centre for Ecotoxicology and Toxicology of Chemicals (ECETOC) give a detailed perspective on environmental toxicology, a life science discipline that seeks to understand how chemicals, both natural and man-made, can interact with environmental species and human physiology to cause harm
post-brexit

The importance of protecting the UK’s environment post-Brexit

Keith Taylor MEP, Green Party Member from the European Parliament for the South East region, shares with us his thoughts on the importance of protecting the UK’s environment post-Brexit, including air pollution.
green shipping

The future of green shipping in the Baltic Sea

HELCOM Secretariat’s Markus Helavuori and Alexey Bakhtov provide an update on the future of green shipping in the Baltic Sea
marine species flock

The Antarctic notothenioid fishes: An especially interesting and unique marine species flock

Arthur L. DeVries, from the University of Illinois provides a comprehensive insight into a unique marine species flock, the Antarctic notothenioid fishes

Endocrine disrupting chemicals: The issue of mixtures toxicity assessment

Alberto Mantovani from Istituto Superiore di Sanità, Roma – Italy sheds light on endocrine disrupting chemicals (EDC), including discussion of mixtures toxicity assessment
HS2

Local communites between Crewe and Birmingham to benefit from £8 million HS2 funding

Nusrat Ghani announced that £8 million of government funding will create new woodlands and deliver safer roads on the route of Britain’s new railway system.
sustainable development

Common Agricultural Policy (CAP): Helping the EU to implement Sustainable Development Goals

Commissioner Phil Hogan shared his views on how the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) is helping to shape the EU to implement Sustainable Development Goals, during a speech he delivered on 11th May 2018 at the at German Catholic Days, Muenster in Germany
regional security

Environmental approaches to regional security

Juri Martin from EuroAcademy offers his expert thoughts on environmental approaches to regional security
air quality

Air matters… everywhere! Why our lungs need good quality air indoors

Isabel Proaño Gómez, Communications Manager at European Federation of Allergies and Airways Diseases Patients’ Associations (EFA) explains why air matters, for everybody, everywhere (H2)
mid-sized cities

Mid-sized cities: The key to inclusive growth in the UK

Cllr Peter Box, Chair of Key Cities takes the stance that mid-sized cities are key to inclusive growth in the UK

Inter- and transdisciplinary research on yam systems for improved food security in West Africa

Professor Emmanuel Frossard from ETH Zurich and his collaborators from Switzerland and West Africa experiment in the YAMSYS project, a novel approach for improved soil and crop management in yam systems

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