Raft of new initiatives working behind the scenes to stop illegal logging
With almost a third of arable land classified as degraded, what can we do to reverse the rapid pace of degradation and can we do it in a way that benefits us?
With the next phase of the national research infrastructure roadmapping exercise underway, its useful to remind ourselves how important this investment is for future prosperity and response to global challenges – article first published by the Australian Academy of Sciences
Great experience to have hosted The Discovery Pod a new podcast series talking to leading experts from the University of Adelaide about solutions to society’s most pressing challenges. Learn more on topics such as COVID-19, Artificial Intelligence, Music Technology, Renewable Energies, Cyber Security, Food & Water Security, Nutrition and more.
Here are the final block of podcasts from Series 2 of Food Futurists. Hear interviews with Ranveer Chandra, Chief Scientist Microsoft Azure, on how AI can revolutionise the world’s poorest farming systems; Damon Gameau, Filmmaker of 2040, on why telling the story of a better tomorrow makes sense; Callan Daley, EvokeAg 2019 Future Young Leader,Continue reading “The future of food is now”
Consumers and the reality of the food industry. Something for the weekend…the next batch of Food Futurists podcasts – Series 2. Hear from @MikeLee of @AlphaFoods on #futurefoodtrends, @EthyLevy, Founder of @BridgeHub on how to take #foodinnovation global and @MattKovac on controlling some of the more outlandish claims around #foodfraud, #functionalfoods and dietary #healthclaims.
Yes of course it makes a noise, but if it is felled illegally can those that perpetrated the crime be caught? Here we delve into the first case to use DNA fingerprinting of trees to match timber back to the site of illegal logging activity, and which led to the prosecution of the perpetrators underContinue reading “If a tree falls in a forest…”
Heres the second batch of the second season of Food Futurists podcasts – Im talking all things meat and plant with Jack Cowin, yes that’s THE Jack from Hungry Jacks, carbon neutral meat with James Madden from Flinders and Co, and turning green banana waste into something useful with Krista Watkins
Farmers are a pretty canny lot and constantly innovating. But whilst we have seen major changes to the agriculture system driven by mechanisation and computers in the past, we are facing a time of unprecedented change.
So its a bit overdue I know, but what with COVID 19 and all that… Anyway Im putting up here the links to Series 2 of Food Futurists, recorded at EvokeAg earlier this year. These two episodes feature interviews with Kay Hull – Chair of Agrifutures and Champion of EvokeAg – and er…me…