Australian research could help breeders develop more drought-resilient crops that can produce more food and more profit with less water.
Unlocking the potential of agricultural innovations, be it simple solutions or satellite-based technologies, will help prevent a drought from turning into famine and forced displacement and to reverse desertification, FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva said.
Murray-Darling communities in the Southern Basin will be able to hold onto another 605 gigalitres thanks to 17 projects that make better use of the environmental water we already have.
Trials have been planted as part of a new research project to improve the productivity and profitability of soils with sodicity and transient salinity in low rainfall areas of the eastern grainbelt in Western Australia.
More than 100 industry professionals and researchers attended a biosolids field day hosted by South East Water on May 14 2019 at Longwarry Water Recycling Plant.
Only one third of the world’s longest rivers (over 1,000 kilometres in length) remain free-flowing, and these are restricted to remote regions in the Arctic and the Amazon and Congo basins, according to a paper published in Nature. The findings demonstrate how human activity disrupts…
Scientists are asking people to check their rainwater tanks, after new research revealed unsealed and damaged tanks could expose millions of Australians to the risk of mosquito-borne infectious diseases like dengue fever.