Globally, food and natural resource production is going through the biggest change since the industrial revolution. Rather than merely focussing on improved and cheaper production, current changes are driven by a maelstrom of influences, many of them with sustainability at heart.Continue reading “Megatrends in sustainable food and fibre production”
Planning for the future and breaking new ground across industries must involve improving our natural environment along the way. Our lives and livelihoods depend on it
Announcing a new podcast, in which we hear from people leading the way, not only in imagining, but also providing solutions for a future with environmental sustainability in mind.
We speak to scientific experts, industry leaders, artists, adventurers, and committed personalities who make connections in their local and global communities, making life on earth a priority in their grand plans. They are the Eco Futurists.Continue reading “Eco Futurists”
Australia is preparing to make substantial investments in the assets, facilities and services that support research and innovation. So what do these facilities support?Continue reading “The pillars of Australia’s research system”
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.Continue reading “The Discovery Pod”
It’s basically a big patch of floating rubbish in the middle of the Pacific Ocean, but what is it made of and how did it get there?
I have to say I experienced something pretty special just the other week.
It was Global Table at the Melbourne Show Grounds earlier in September. Billed as an event that brings together the world’s brightest minds to solve our biggest food challenges, it had much to live up to.
Let us be in no doubt, food production and processing is in the midst of the biggest change since the industrial revolution.
We are starting to see some pretty interesting dietary trends that aim to lower our meat consumption, but they are not based on the traditional ethical or health grounds, but now on environmental and climate impact grounds.