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Hunger for meat pushing food security to the edge

Promoting more sustainable plant-based foods and reducing demand for meat and dairy products will be essential to feed billions of people and avoid serious and ongoing global food security impacts, warn experts from UTS's Institute ...

dateMar 06, 2015 in Social Sciences
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Bringing high tech to soil research

2015 is the International Year of the Soils. Healthy soils are vital to sustainable food systems, clean lakes, verdant forests, and the health of our planet. In honour of the occasion, we offer you a profile of a scientist ...

dateFeb 19, 2015 in Environment
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Measuring phosphorus loss from Midwest crop fields

Field runoff from farms in the Lake Erie basin is often rich in soluble plant nutrients, including phosphorus. When this nutrient-rich runoff reaches the lake, the phosphorus can support abundant algal blooms that contaminate ...

dateJan 29, 2015 in Environment
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