Last week the CJEU (Court of Justice of the European Union) issued a ruling that is now threatening the beet industry. By ruling that the derogations allowing the use of
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A team of Spanish researchers developed a new application to detect diseases and pests in horticultural crops earlier than ever before. The app is aimed at farmers and agriculture experts
Researchers from the Francis Crick Institute and the University of Kent used gene-editing technologies to create male-only and female-only mice litters, according to a study published in Nature Communications (1).
A new app developed by a team from the University of Exeter, UK, will help small-scale farmers in the Amazon to live and earn a living in the deforested parts
Intense farming better than eco-friendly agriculture to leave more space for wildlife
A new study looking at more than 2500 animal and plant species suggests that farming should be as high-yielding and as concentrated in small areas as possible, leaving more space
The goals of the Paris Agreement aiming to reduce greenhouse gas emissions will never be achieved without considerable changes in farming practices, according to a study published in Nature (1).
The importance of below-ground biodiversity, as well as its complex interaction with the above-ground world, is often overlooked, according to a recent UN report. Soil is not only vital to
Even if the world stopped burning all fossil fuels today, that would not be enough to keep global temperatures below a 1.5° to 2°C increase above preindustrial levels. Fossil fuel
Europe’s quest to confront climate change and achieve carbon neutrality is being undermined by “Big Ag”? That’s not my claim. It’s the latest in a series of attacks on those
On Wednesday, the European Commission revealed its proposed biodiversity strategy to protect nature and restore ecosystems. The ambitious long-term plan, finally unveiled on 20 May following a number of postponements