Even pocket parks in cities (Duane Park in Lower Manhattan, pictured here) can shelter wildlife. Read below for ideas about urban biodiversity and other green innovations.
Trump administration rollbacks dominated news about the environment in 2017 – but beyond Washington D.C., many researchers are developing innovative visions for a greener future.
Giant kelp can grow up to 60cm a day, given the right conditions.
In an extract from his new book, Tim Flannery explains how giant kelp farms could suck carbon dioxide from the air and store it in the ocean's depths, while encouraging species like fish and oysters.
Almost all production of freshwater fish includes Tilapia.
In light of World Oceans Day, it's important to note the important role aquaculture can have on the continent.
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Over-consumption of food is bad for the planet and unhealthy for humans.
Tuna being lifted from a fishing boat.
Recently revised guidelines on mercury in seafood suggest cutting bait on some fish but making sure you eat other types. Then there are omega-3s to consider. Here are some tips to help you choose.
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The four scenarios in the WEF's 2017 food report paint a bleak picture. But there are better ways.
Women plant rice in the flood plain of Betsimitatatra, Madagascar.
Reflections on World Wetland Day on how this precious resource can be used sustainably to reduce rural poverty, improve food security and strengthen livelihood in the face of climate change.
A pot of gold? Only if you’re not complacent about the science.
Adam Davey/University of Tasmania
Aquaculture development needs to be able to trust the science, and the science needs to be delivered in a timely way if we hope to ensure long-term sustainability of this industry.
Urban farms might be trendy, but they won't replace rural agriculture anytime soon.
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Turns out that growing food hooked up to fish tanks is actually a pretty good idea.
A fish out of time is as bad as a fish out of water.
There has been mounting excitement in recent years around the potential for improving treatments by giving people medicines at the right time of day. Turns out it works for fish too.
Octopuses grow quickly, have lots of tasty flesh and are found all over the world. As the world’s supply of fish diminishes while the number of humans keeps increasing, it seems these creatures would make…
Global fish production will need to increase by 3.4% to be able to meet dietary demands of people in 2050. With the effects…
New research has shown that garlic supplements in the diets of fish can keep fanged parasites at bay. Parasites can endanger…
Is “fresh, farm-raised” a modern oxymoron?
The amount of aquaculture produce worldwide - including farmed fish and shellfish - has now overtaken global beef production, by 64m tonnes to 57m tonnes. Perhaps more remarkably, we are on course to harvest…