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Africa’s Great Green Wall could halt youth m..

A project to plant a wall of trees stretching across Africa aims not only to halt desertification, but also to improve food security, create jobs, and offer young people an alternative to migration and extremism, environmental experts said on Thursday.… read more

Wasted food

How often do you throw away good food? When you live in a rich country possibly often, when you live in a poor country may be never… Worldwide about one third of the produced food is wasted. This means also… read more

Going vegetarian could save emissions and prevent ..

Oxford researchers have quantified the benefits of the world becoming vegetarian, writes Marco Springmann. Their study shows that simple changes – like moving to diets low in meat and high in fruit and vegetables – could lead to significant reduction… read more

Bees don’t like diesels!

Diesel fumes may be reducing the  availability of almost half the most common flower odours that bees use to find their food, new research has found. The new findings suggest that toxic nitrous oxide (NOx) in diesel exhausts could be… read more

Trash or Treasure? Repurposing Food Waste to Feed ..

“If I offered you a bruised banana, you probably wouldn’t be interested,” said Jonathan Deutsch, PhD, director of Drexel University’s Center for Hospitality and Sport Management. “But what if I offered you some banana ice cream on a hot summer… read more