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Organic farming could play a key role in sustainable food security, finds FiBL

Organic farming could play a key role in sustainable food security, finds FiBL

A recent study from The Research Institute of Organic Agriculture (FiBL) in Europe has concluded that organic farming methods could feed 9.5+billion people sustainably by 2050 if we did less of just two other things.
Merran White, AgInnovators, Published 14th Dec 2017
Pacific Island fish migrating to cooler seas

Pacific Island fish migrating to cooler seas

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.
Magali Reinert, SciDev.Net, Published 8th Dec 2017
Even 1°C of global warming will reduce key crop yields significantly, say researchers

Even 1°C of global warming will reduce key crop yields significantly, say researchers

With each additional 1°C rise in global temperature, we can expect a 3.1 to 7.4 percent reduction in yields of the world’s four major food crops – corn, wheat, rice and soybeans – finds a broad meta-study of climate-change impact experiments, models and analyses.
Merran White, AgInnovators, Published 20th Oct 2017
WA’s world-first ‘solar glass’ set to power self-sustaining agri-oases

WA’s world-first ‘solar glass’ set to power self-sustaining agri-oases

A revolutionary nanotech film developed by researchers at the Electron Science Research Institute in Perth promises to power next-gen greenhouses that can grow food sustainably and self-sufficiently virtually anywhere on Earth.
Merran White, AgInnovators, Published 16th Jun 2017
Australia ranks 20th on progress towards the UN's Sustainable Development Goals

Australia ranks 20th on progress towards the UN's Sustainable Development Goals

Australia lags well behind Canada and much of Europe but is ahead of the US, according to a new index that compares nations' performance on the SDGs adopted by the UN last September.
Professor John Thwaites, Published 2nd Aug 2016
How to get 30 percent closer to 2050’s global food production target without growing anything

How to get 30 percent closer to 2050’s global food production target without growing anything

What action should we be taking in response to World Environment Day 2015’s 'Seven Billion Dreams. One Planet. Consume with Care’ theme? We could start by reducing food waste, estimated by the FAO to be a staggering 30 percent of total global food production.
Merran White, AgInnovators, Published 12th Jun 2015
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