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Coffee chains deal with waste

Coffee cups represent a significant challenge for waste reduction efforts around the world. It’s estimated that Australians use more than 1 billion disposable coffee cups each year. Globally…

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GMO Crops

GMO halo

A recent study published by researchers from the University of Maryland has found the use of genetically-modified insect-resistant corn in the US has significantly curbed insecticide use and…

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Reducing greenhouse gas agriculture

Removing animals from ag

When discussions turn toward reducing agriculture’s greenhouse gas emissions, less livestock and moving toward a plant-based diet is the common wisdom. However, perhaps eliminating livestock altogether – as…

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Swimming upstream

The Tasmanian salmon industry has enjoyed an enviable reputation as an innovative, sustainable producer of one of the world’s healthiest forms of protein. The industry is valued at…

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water tax for NZ farmers

Troubled waters

The New Zealand Labour Party under its new leadership is certainly making waves. Apart from being accused of undermining the Australian government, Labour leader Jacinda Ardern has announced…

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Is it as simple as not eating meat?

Kenyan-based livestock researcher Dr Jimmy Smith says the sometimes oversimplified dietary advice prevalent in developed countries is misguided when targeting the livestock sector and livestock producers in developing countries….

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