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Building globally sustainable food systems

Published
Thursday 23rd June, 2022
Categories
Global
Environment

Fellows from six African countries this week joined colleagues at Leeds to strengthen networks and build research and leadership skills, helping to bring sustainable change in African food systems.

FSNet fellows visit the environmental observatory on the University farm

Can robotics help us achieve sustainable development?

Published
Thursday 23rd June, 2022
Categories
Global
Technology

An international team of scientists, led by the University of Leeds, have assessed how robotics and autonomous systems might facilitate or impede the delivery of the UN Sustainable Development Goals.

robot arms autonomously maintaining protective netting in agricultural nursery

Tackling the phosphorus crisis

Published
Thursday 9th June, 2022
Categories
Science
Environment

Global mismanagement of phosphorus is threatening food security and polluting water, according to a new report into the use of the finite nutrient.

Picture of a phosphorus mining process

Why wool matters

Published
Thursday 7th April, 2022
Categories
Science
Environment

Experts in the field of land management and carbon sequestration are highlighting wool’s unique properties and the positive contribution sheep can make to the continued wellbeing of the planet.

Wool

“Tree of life” could help slow climate change

Published
Monday 4th April, 2022
Categories
Environment
Global

Changing the way fruit is gathered from a “tree of life” could have hugely positive environmental and financial impacts in Amazonia, according to a new study.

Drone viewpoint taking looking directly down on a palm tree canopy