Raising awareness of the devastation to seagrass in the Shark Bay area from the 2011 heatwave and conservation efforts by scientists from The University of Western Australia and Malgana Rangers will be the focus of next month’s (October 2020) Wirriya Jalyanu (seagrass) Festival.
Future threats to our health and food security are likely from existing and emerging pests and diseases. Whilst we need our quarantine systems to be vigilant, we can do more with even more aid for ‘One Health’ initiatives, maintaining animal, plant, environmental and human health.
A project driven by a southern Queensland sugarcane growers’ organisation has developed a framework to guide the future of farm advisory services and workers.
Researchers are working to design faster, cheaper, and better ways to store food.
The pig equivalent of COVID-19, African Swine Flu (ASF), is decimating herds around the world, but may present an opportunity for Australian red meat producers to fill the gaps in international protein supplies.