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Keeping the balance: people and nature

In the hunt for sustainable solutions to problems arising when humans interact with the nature around them, having the local community on board is a must...

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How research is keeping food fresh

Around one third of all food for human consumption is lost or wasted along the supply chain according to the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO). A European Union (EU)-funded research project, NovelQ, has developed new processing technologies to keep food fresh over a longer period of time, potentially saving the billion tonnes of meat, fish, fruit and vegetables that might end up being thrown away each year.