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Many Pacific Island countries and territories will lose 50 to 80 percent of marine species by the end of the 21st century if climate change and global warming continue unchecked, reports a new study published in the November issue of Marine Policy.
Oysters filter seawater to feed, in the process improving water quality and the surrounding ecosystem. But what happens when the water these oysters live in is infested with disease-causing microorganisms that can harm both oysters and humans- such as the deadly OsHV1 herpes virus threatening Pacific oyster beds around the world?
A WWF study has found that one quarter of UNESCO World Heritage sites are threatened by illegal species trade, fuelling poaching, illegal fishing and deforestation.
From 1 July 2018, Australian businesses will be required by law to affix new, detailed country of origin labelling to all 'priority' foods, with the government ramping up efforts to promote the new CoOL system to producers and consumers ahead of the mandatory adoption date.
A breakthrough bycatch reduction device developed by net-maker Kon Triantopoulos promises to boost the sustainability of fishing operations across Australia’s Northern Prawn Fishery Industry.
Nick Arena, owner of NSW’s largest barramundi farm and a flotilla of sustainable support industries, including a hydroponic herb and leafy greens facility and an onsite restaurant, has become 2015 NSW Farmer of the Year.
In mid-November 2016, New Zealand and China signed a landmark agreement to recognise each other’s standards on organic produce- which could give Australian exporters of organic produce a run for their money.
Nuffield Australia's annual farming scholarships recognise young farmers helping to advance their chosen agricultural sectors, opening doors to a global community of likeminded scholars and experts in the field.
Not everyone’s fond of algae – whether it’s clogging up waterways or wrapped around sushi. But as yet more cool uses for aquatic vegetables surface, even the slime-averse might become algalytes.
Securing Water for Food is a new model of foreign assistance that employs a competitive process to identify and invest in a portfolio of global water-saving solutions. Whet your appetites for water-saving with a look at SWFF’s latest winning innovations, then submit your own solution to the recently-launched Round 4 competition.