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Wageningen University is the only university in the Netherlands to focus specifically on the theme ‘healthy food and living environment’. They do so by working closely together with governments and the business community.

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Soil has many secrets: technology can help reveal its mysteries. Martin Bridgen

Open soil science: technology is helping us discover the mysteries under our feet

Mapping the soil with open source application is vital to understanding how to protect it.
Remote mountain regions like the Upper Mustang in Nepal are often neglected by the rest of the world. Timothy Karpouzoglou

Harnessing the hidden power of mountains to meet our climate and development goals

Remote mountain regions are closer to the climate problem than we think, particularly in the context of safeguarding essential ecosystem services such as safe and adequate water.
Un goût que nous pourrions bientôt oublier. Chris Richmond

Les bananes vont-elles disparaître ?

Toutes les bananes que nous consommons sont issues de la même monoculture, ce qui expose le fruit à de graves épidémies. Mais heureusement, la génétique a plus d’un tour dans son sac.
Violence to protect rhinos in southern Africa’s peace parks is the complete opposite to what the parks were envisaged to stand for. Shutterstock

Why southern Africa’s peace parks are sliding into war parks

There are very violent confrontations in southern Africa's peace parks. This is partly due to a violent history dating back to the apartheid era that has never been adequately addressed.
Better than Burger King? Siim Teller

Five edible insects you really should try

Edible insects are great alternatives to conventional sources of meat as they’re cheap, plentiful and excellent sources of protein and fat, as well as vitamins and minerals. In many countries, eating insects…

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