Grower groups, advisers, researchers and people involved in agribusiness are encouraged to put up their hands to assist in the delivery of frost research outcomes to Australian grain growers.
Pollinator declines have the potential to seriously affect food security and have driven an increased interested in non-bee pollinators, of which hoverflies are the most prominent group, visiting 72% of global food crops worth US$300 billion per year and over 70% of wildflowers.
The 1930s Dust Bowl drought across North America’s Great Plains caused widespread crop failures and large dust storms, but had they been dealing with today’s level of greenhouse gas emissions back then, Australian scientists say things could have been even worse.
The latest Cooperative Research Centre for Developing Northern Australia (CRCNA) collaboration sees blockchain and digital technology experts Civic Ledger working with researchers and industry representatives to deliver the “Improving water markets and trading through new digital technologies” pilot research project over the next six months.
The Journal of Environmental Pollution have published a study by scientists at CSIRO, Australia’s national science agency; Project AWARE, a global non-profit connecting community action and policy; and Ocean Conservancy, a US-based advocacy non-profit, that evaluated the relationship between land-based debris and what is found…
A team of scientists – from the University of Newcastle and the University of Sydney – has published important findings revealing that between 5000 and 8000 years ago when sea-levels were approximately two metres higher than today, the Lower Murray River turned into a large,…
Developers may struggle to find enough land to offset the biodiversity impacts of future development, according to a University of Queensland study.