Boosting soil microbial abundance is said to be a step towards increasing global sustainability of food production.
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Just Eat has partnered with a sustainable packaging start-up to develop the seaweed-lined box, and is testing the product in selected London partner restaurants.
The multi-stakeholder alliance - the Sustainable Rice Platform (SRP) - comprises 100 global public, private and civil society organisations, and promotes resource-use efficiency and climate change resilience, both on-farm and throughout the rice value chain.
This commitment builds on the achievements made by the UK dairy sector, and is said to reaffirm the sectors commitment to reporting sustainability both nationally and globally.
The bill, which states bottled water is harmful to environment, has been condemned by the International Bottled Water Association (IBWA), which claims that the bill lacks fact and is not based on sound scientific sources.
Members of the International Food and Water Research Centre (IFWRC) Scientific Advisory Panel discuss current challenges the food industry is facing, including climate change and food fraud, as well as key trends and the role of international collaboration between industry, academia, government and non-government organisations.
Supported by the Scottish Government and the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF), the scheme will see organisations trial alternatives to single-use products – such as reusable and packaging-free options.
Two $1 million prizes will be awarded to sustainable and innovative solutions that look to tackle the pressing challenges facing today's global food sector.
The vegetarian fish, Cebidichthys violaceus, more commonly known as the monkeyface prickleback, is said to have a digestive system similar to that of humans, rendering it possible to compare its genome.
The traditional Mediterranean diet is said to be widely recognised for its multiple health benefits and low environmental footprint.
University of Toronto biologists have reportedly developed a strategy for protecting crops against pathogens by characterising the global diversity of an important class of pathogen proteins, called effectors.
Tech aimed at increasing crop yields through automation and data-driven farming is said to provide a potential route for farmers to address challenges such as rising populations.