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Innovation and sustainability efforts within Norwegian aquaculture

Innovation and sustainability efforts within Norwegian aquaculture

As Norwegian aquaculture continues to grow it is ever more important that we look at ways to minimise the environmental impact of seafood production
Protecting crops from insects with innovative compound solution

Protecting crops from insects with innovative compound solution

Researchers have developed a novel compound solution – based on the odours released by predator insects – to repel herbivorous insects and protect crops.
crop-killing bacteria

Detection of cellular-level process behind crop-killing bacteria

A group of researchers from Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (NTU Singapore) has discovered a key process through which dangerous crop-killing bacteria can infect plants.
Cell-based fish from a bioreactor: a novel alternative to fishing

Cell-based fish from a bioreactor: a novel alternative to fishing

Scientists at Bluu Biosciences are developing a method of growing cell-based fish, which could offer a sustainable alternative to fishing.
Developing organic nitrogen fertiliser to enhance agriculture production

Developing organic nitrogen fertiliser to enhance agriculture production

Researchers from Flinders University are investigating organic nitrogen fertiliser to return nitrogen to soil without the need for chemicals.
Enhancing food preservation with mango-based bioplastic

Enhancing food preservation with mango-based bioplastic

Researchers have created a bioplastic comprised of nanofibrillated cellulose and mango leaf in an effort to improve food preservation.
one health approach

One Health approach: a symphony of effort … a health exigency worldwide

The One Health Initiative’s Dr Bruce Kaplan calls for a worldwide fully-fledged institutional implementation of the One Health approach as envisioned and embraced by many realistic visionary advocates.
Revolutionising the aquaculture industry using soy-based feed

Revolutionising the aquaculture industry using soy-based feed

Courtney Knupp of the U.S. Soybean Export Council speaks to Innovation News Network about how U.S. Soy can breathe new life into the aquaculture industry, improve sustainability, and enable growth.
Using plant probes to enhance sustainable farming

Using plant probes to enhance sustainable farming

Researchers at KAUST have developed microneedles in several plant-friendly polymers that could enhance sustainable farming.
mercury content fish

Studies indicate that mercury content in fish is increasing

Researchers at the University of Helsinki warn that a warming climate and intensifying land use are increasing mercury content in fish.
Farmed seafood is a climate smart form of agriculture

Farmed seafood is a climate smart form of agriculture

With over 125 years’ experience in supporting the nation’s fisheries, NOAA Fisheries shares some of the work it is doing to ensure aquaculture has a positive impact on environmental, social, economic development.
Pollinators key to fighting climate change and creating green cities

Pollinators key to fighting climate change and creating green cities

Research conducted as part of the URBAN GreenUP project indicates that pollinators play a significant part in enhancing city sustainability and mitigating the impacts of climate change.
Multi-stakeholder agricultural co-operatives and sustainability

Multi-stakeholder agricultural co-operatives and sustainability

Dr Thomas W Gray, from the United States Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Co-operative Programs, explains why multi-stakeholder co-operatives may be able to bequeath more democratic organisational models and organisations to future generations that can help address sustainability questions and dilemmas.
Intra-cellular bacteria open new avenues of study in plant health

Intra-cellular bacteria open new avenues of study in plant health

Understanding the intra-cellular bacteria of healthy plants is opening new fields of research to improve future plant health and propagation efforts.
crop irrigation

Technological improvements in precision crop irrigation

Scientists at University of Illinois have identified solutions that could lead to technological advancements in precision crop irrigation.
Grasses take evolutionary shortcut with lateral gene transfer

Grasses take evolutionary shortcut with lateral gene transfer

Grass crops can bend the rules of evolution by borrowing genes from their neighbours – in a process called lateral gene transfer – giving them a competitive advantage.
How do seabirds interact with aquaculture and fisheries?

How do seabirds interact with aquaculture and fisheries?

Researchers investigate the interactions between Mediterranean and Atlantic seabirds and aquaculture and fisheries.
sustainable food production

Crop rotations with legumes offer more nutritious and sustainable food production

Researchers have found that growing more legumes could be a more nutritious and sustainable food production approach for European agriculture.
UV technology in aquaculture

The benefits of UV technology in aquaculture

With almost 40 years of experience with using UV technology in aquaculture, VGE makes aquaculture more sustainable.
Unravelling the mystery of recirculating aquaculture systems

Unravelling the mystery of recirculating aquaculture systems

Marineholmen RASLab CEO, Mark Powell, explains the basis behind recirculating aquaculture systems technology, which in recent years, has been an area of significant focus in the aquaculture industry.

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