18.01.2019

The melting speed of the Antarctic Ice Sheet increased dramatically over the last four decades. East Antarctica is manifestly less stable than presumed, even though the main mass loss is experienced in West Antarctica

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Meeting food demands for the growing global human population requires improving crop productivity, and large gains are possible through enhancing photosynthetic efficiency. US researchers found that crops engineered with a...

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Coca farmers in rural areas are often affected by poverty and a lack of access to legal markets. Furthermore, in Colombia, illicit coca crops cause widespread deforestation. Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit...

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By 2050, two thirds of the world’s population are expected to live in cities. The United Nations New Urban Agenda implies changing diets and thus the need to include sustainable food systems for the cities. So the rural areas...

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This publication by researchers from CIRAD and INRA combines theoretical contributions on innovation in agricultural and food systems with iconic case studies to illustrate its observations and discussions.

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