The country ranks 10th in the world in terms of its annual catch, and Filipinos consume 32.7 kilograms (72.1 pounds) of fish each year. At the same time, 70 per cent of the its’ fish populations are overfished.
Golden Agri-Resources has unveiled the palm oil industry’s most productive seeds, which promise to deliver three times the yield of the industry average. The company says its 'breakthrough' seeds could help an unsustainable industry bring an end to deforestation.
Samuele Furfari –
The world has nothing to worry about reserves. After 40 years of fearing energy shortages, we now live with abundance. Guard against false narratives, not scarce resources says Samuele Furfari, Professor at Université libre de Bruxelles.
Chris Fogwill, Chris Turney, and Zoe Robinson –
Recent research is casting new light on the importance of the southernmost continent, overturning centuries of misunderstanding and highlighting the role of Antarctica in how our planet works and the role it may play in a warmer world.
According to a recent paper in the journal Nature, the amount of carbon emissions that can be emitted before breaching the 1.5°C warming threshold is somewhat larger than was previously thought. But this is no reason for complacency.
Jean Chua –
Monsanto, the name once synonymous with Agent Orange, has left its past behind. Or has it? A video made by a Brisbane-based current affairs site is accusing the American agribusiness giant of grave environmental and social transgressions, and it doesn't stop at the Vietnam War.