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Agronomy / Food Science - 31.03.2021
Every bunny counts
Every bunny counts
Many cocoa farmers live in poverty - yet the fairly traded chocolate bunny often stays on the shelves.

Agronomy / Food Science - Environment - 26.03.2021
A safe, sustainable future for agriculture
A safe, sustainable future for agriculture
Agriculture has entered a new era where advanced, multidisciplinary sciences are harnessed to meet consumer demands for safe, ethically and sustainably produced foods, according to the incoming director of a key research institute.

Environment - Agronomy / Food Science - 24.03.2021
Aquaculture’s promise and peril
Twenty years ago, a Stanford-led analysis sparked controversy by highlighting fish farming's damage to ocean fisheries. Now a follow-up study takes stock of the industry's progress and points to opportunities for sustainable growth. By Catherine Arnold Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment Despite aquaculture's potential to feed a growing world population while relieving pressure on badly depleted oceans, the industry has been plagued by questions about its environmental impacts.

Event - Agronomy / Food Science - 02.03.2021
Happy Birthday, Sendung mit der Maus!
Happy Birthday, Sendung mit der Maus!
Celebrating 50th anniversary with TUM-Hyperloop in birthday show It's the mouse's birthday - and at TUM we're celebrating #mitderMaus, too! We wish the popular TV program "Sendung mit der Maus" (WDR) all the best for its 50th birthday anniversary on March 7.

Environment - Agronomy / Food Science - 19.02.2021
U-M Carbon Neutrality Acceleration Program awards $1.75M in grants to seven research projects
The Carbon Neutrality Acceleration Program at the University of Michigan's Graham Sustainability Institute has awarded research grants to seven projects aimed at reducing net carbon emissions.

Agronomy / Food Science - 11.02.2021

Agronomy / Food Science - Environment - 08.02.2021
Feeding Leeds: A fair and self-sustaining food system for the city
Feeding Leeds: A fair and self-sustaining food system for the city
A bold vision for feeding the population of Leeds would transform the city into a far more food secure, fair and sustainable place to live.

Agronomy / Food Science - 20.01.2021

Environment - Agronomy / Food Science - 07.01.2021
More Root Carbon in Extensive Cultivation Systems - the Greenhouse Gas Inventory Is Optimised
Soils possess great potential for sequestering CO2 from the atmosphere in the form of carbon, and thus for mitigating global warming.

Chemistry - Agronomy / Food Science - 28.12.2020

Environment - Agronomy / Food Science - 23.12.2020
We’ve got a lot on our plate
There is little to suggest we'll be eating less meat any time soon. In the last post of 2020, Lukas Fesenfeld explains why a sustainable food supply system is still possible. Christmas is just around the corner, along with a string of festive meals - though probably on a smaller scale this year. I promise, I don't want to deny you your Christmas roast! However, the end of the year is a good opportunity to reflect on some fundamental questions and to become aware of one's own attitudes.

Agronomy / Food Science - Health - 17.12.2020
Green Revolution Saved Over 100 Million Infant Lives in Developing World, Yet Could Go Further
Increased global agricultural production had large and positive effects on child health New research from the University of California San Diego shows that since modern crop varieties were introduced in the developing world starting in 1961, they have substantially reduced infant mortality, especially for male babies and among poor households.

Agronomy / Food Science - 16.12.2020

Campus - Agronomy / Food Science - 09.12.2020
Warning labels help reduce sugary drink intake among college students
Placing warning labels on beverage dispensers might be enough to help college students cut back on sugary drinks, according to a new study.

Agronomy / Food Science - 18.11.2020

Social Sciences - Agronomy / Food Science - 30.10.2020
Pandemic exposed weakness in ensuring healthy food access in child care
FACULTY Q&A When child care programs across the country closed due to COVID, millions of children lost access to the healthy food they had been receiving through the federal Child and Adult Care

Agronomy / Food Science - Life Sciences - 29.10.2020
Waiter there’s a (black soldier) fly in my soup
It may seem a little hard to swallow but the larvae of a waste-eating fly could become a new alternative protein source for humans, according to a University of Queensland scientist.

Health - Agronomy / Food Science - 16.10.2020

Health - Agronomy / Food Science - 13.10.2020

Environment - Agronomy / Food Science - 08.10.2020
The quest for a holistic pesticide policy
Bans and simple measures alone won't solve the problems in plant protection. Robert Finger presses for a comprehensive pesticide policy.

Environment - Agronomy / Food Science - 07.10.2020
Why laughing gas is a growing climate problem
Nitrous oxide, also known as "laughing gas," is the most important greenhouse gas after methane and carbon dioxide and the biggest human-related threat to the ozone layer.

Agronomy / Food Science - 01.10.2020
New Crop Science Centre opens in Cambridge
New Crop Science Centre opens in Cambridge
A new Centre in Cambridge, designed to fast-track technologies to sustainably improve farmers' yields worldwide, was launched today.

Life Sciences - Agronomy / Food Science - 30.09.2020

Agronomy / Food Science - 29.09.2020

Campus - Agronomy / Food Science - 22.09.2020

Agronomy / Food Science - Environment - 10.09.2020

Administration - Agronomy / Food Science - 04.09.2020

Agronomy / Food Science - 01.09.2020

Agronomy / Food Science - Health - 31.08.2020
Disability disparities may be explained by obesity, smoking, physical labor
Excess body mass, smoking and manual labor explain a large proportion of disability disparities in the United States, according to a new University of Michigan study.

Agronomy / Food Science - Computer Science - 26.08.2020
UChicago’s Pritzker School of Molecular Engineering to partner in $20 million institute for farming with AI
The National Artificial Intelligence Research Institutes program has announced the formation of a new institute to accelerate artificial intelligence research and agricultural innovation.

Environment - Agronomy / Food Science - 21.08.2020
Göttingen professors share their expert opinions on more sustainable nutrition
Göttingen professors share their expert opinions on more sustainable nutrition
Germany's Scientific Advisory Board for Agricultural Policy, Food and Consumer Health Protection (WBAE) submits recommendations to the Federal Minister of Food and Agriculture Germany's Scientific Ad

Agronomy / Food Science - 21.07.2020
"Ticino a te", bringing local produce closer to you also thanks to USI
The Osservatorio dello sviluppo territoriale (OST) (Observatory of Territorial Development), based at USI Academy of Architecture, has developed, in collaboration with Centro di Competenze Agroalimen

Environment - Agronomy / Food Science - 20.07.2020
Changes in farming urgent to rescue biodiversity
Over 360 scientists from 42 countries - led by the University of Göttingen and Westlake University China - call for transition of food production systems to agroecological principles. Humans depend on farming for their very survival but this activity takes up more than one third of the world's landmass and endangers 62% of all threatened species globally.

Environment - Agronomy / Food Science - 14.07.2020
Methane emissions climb
Methane emissions climb
The pandemic has tugged carbon emissions down, temporarily. But levels of the powerful heat-trapping gas methane continue to climb, dragging the world further away from a path that skirts the worst effects of global warming.

Agronomy / Food Science - Economics / Business - 13.07.2020

Environment - Agronomy / Food Science - 13.07.2020

Environment - Agronomy / Food Science - 03.07.2020
Agroscope Publishes Study on Environmental Impacts of Drinking-Water Initiative
In an in-depth study, Agroscope analysed the possible environmental impacts of implementing the Drinking-Water Initiative. The life-cycle assessment shows that pesticide and nutrient pollution of Swiss water bodies and groundwater could be reduced. In addition, inland biodiversity could be improved slightly.

Health - Agronomy / Food Science - 02.07.2020
Nutrition in the days of COVID
Nutrition in the days of COVID
An interview with Prof. Hans Hauner about COVID-19 and nutritional medicine The current Corona outbreak affects nearly all aspects of medicine and of everyday life in general. In this context, questions about the importance of nutrition arise frequently; these include questions about how the right diet could protect you from contracting a COVID infection or about the influence nutrition could have on the progression of the disease.

Agronomy / Food Science - 25.06.2020
Significant number of Halal meat-eaters might be persuaded to switch to 'stunned' meat, survey suggests
Significant number of Halal meat-eaters might be persuaded to switch to ’stunned’ meat, survey suggests
The UK may need to adopt the New Zealand model, which has done just that, say the researchers from the University of Bristol Vet School.

Agronomy / Food Science - Life Sciences - 09.06.2020
Rewiring plant reproduction for higher seed yields
Rewiring plant reproduction for higher seed yields
Exploiting quirks in plant reproduction could boost yields in two staple crops, sorghum and cowpea, for crop farming communities in sub-Saharan Africa (SA).

Environment - Agronomy / Food Science - 05.06.2020
Analysis: Bangladesh has saved thousands of lives from a devastating cyclone - here’s how
Professor Ilan Kelman and Dr Bayes Ahmed (both UCL Institute for Risk & Disaster Reduction) discuss how Bangladesh's population survives cyclones through extensive messaging and preparation.

Environment - Agronomy / Food Science - 19.05.2020
Staying off the murder hornet hit list
Staying off the murder hornet hit list
Experts from the Stanford-based Natural Capital Project explain the value of wild bees in our agricultural systems, especially in light of the increased risk murder hornets pose to domesticated honey bees.

Agronomy / Food Science - Environment - 05.05.2020
Meat alternatives at the Empa restaurant
Meat alternatives at the Empa restaurant
«One Two We» is a sustainability program launched by the SV Group and WWF Switzerland. The goal is to reduce CO2 emissions of staff restaurants through sustainable food.

Environment - Agronomy / Food Science - 04.05.2020
John Marzluff explores how farming, food production and wildlife can coexist in new book 'In Search of Meadowlarks'
John Marzluff explores how farming, food production and wildlife can coexist in new book ’In Search of Meadowlarks’
Farming and food production can be made more compatible with bird and wildlife conservation, says University of Washington ornithologist John Marzluff in his latest book.

Economics / Business - Agronomy / Food Science - 29.04.2020

Health - Agronomy / Food Science - 28.04.2020
Eat safe: The takeaway on takeout (and other food)
In the weeks since the safer-at-home ordinance went into effect in Los Angeles, we've had to learn to do a lot of things differently.
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