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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.
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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.
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USDA invests $2 billion in food banks and school meal programs

USDA will provide nearly $2 billion in additional funding to food banks and school meal programs for purchasing American-grown foods.
Woman wearing face mask shopping for groceries in US supermarket amidst the cost of living crisis, some empty shelves due to supply issues

The frightening cost of living in the U.S: a Price Index Review

With food and energy prices increasing exponentially, it comes as no surprise that 67% of Americans are worried about the cost of living.
A water treatment plant with two treatment ponds viewed from the air

Sustainable development needs eco-engineering to help solve the water-food-energy nexus

Dr Rod Coogan, Agri-Food Expert at PA Consulting argues that sustainable development needs eco-engineering to help solve the water-food-energy nexus.
Woman spraying pesticides in a field

The EU must enforce a pesticide tax

Experts warn that the EU agriculture sector is stuck in "permanent pesticide-dependence," and that major flaws exist in the current attempts to reduce the use of pesticides across the EU.
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Should larger organic farms adopt agroecological practices?

Larger organic farms operate more like conventional farms and use fewer sustainable practices than smaller organic farms.
Bee pollinating flower

How bees can stabilise food supply and food prices

Yields of crops visited by insect pollinators like bees produce a more stable food supply and help stabilise food prices.
Scientific laboratory growing Arabidopsis plants in individual tubs

Plants produce aspirin to cope in heatwaves

With heatwaves across the globe, many are concerned about agriculture and dehydrated plants - it turns out plants produce their own aspirin.
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Testing actions for sustainable farming: preparing for future agriculture policy

The Scottish Government has offered £50 as an incentive for every farmer and crofter to complete the ‘Testing Actions for Sustainable Farming’ survey in an attempt to prepare farmers for future agricultural policy.
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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.
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Environmental Science Education on the subject of Crayfish (Procambarus Clarkii)

Tokyo NODAI Research Program for Sustainable Agriculture discusses the Environmental Science Education of crayfish.
fragrance rice

A decade after the most important gene of fragrance rice uncovered

Professor Dr Apichart Vanavichit, Director of the Rice Science Center, reflects on the decade since the most important gene of fragrance rice was uncovered.
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The city FEEDS the city and FERTILIZES the countryside: sustainable food production

The circular and sustainable food production system of the future is already here: Farming as a Service has been launched in Sweden.
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Intercepting smuggled products to protect animal health

Will Wepsala, Public Affairs Specialist at the Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service, part of the U.S. Department of Agriculture, walks us through the work of intercepting smuggled products to protect animal health.

Should we incorporate animal welfare in sustainable governance?

Experts have called on international governments to include animal welfare policies in sustainable governance, to promote better animal health in future politics.
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Browning bananas create nearly 50 million tonnes of food waste

Researchers have mapped the browning patterns of bananas, finding them to be a leading contributor to household waste.
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Shifting sands in the UK CBD industry

Senior Associate David Hardstaff and Partner John Binns of BCL Solicitors explore shifting sands in the UK CBD industry.

5 ways to reduce food waste and live more green

With the UK continuing to send 18 million tonnes of food to landfill, here are some top tips to help you reduce food waste at home
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Using marine heatwave forecasts to predict ecological impacts

Marine heatwave forecasts could potentially provide up to one year’s notice of changes to ocean temperatures, predicting effects on ecosystems.

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