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  1. 5 December 2016 - Animals, Food & You

    Nitrogen pollution: Forgotten element of climate change

    Carbon dioxide is the headline greenhouse gas, but to mitigate climate change, we will need to tackle nitrogen emissions with technology, policy and our diet.

  2. 23 August 2016 - Animals, Food & You

    Dairy’s (climate) changing future

    Climate change is forecast to reduce profitability for Australia's dairy farmers, but adaptation methods already in hand could help cushion the blow.

  3. 18 August 2016 - Science Matters

    Empty calories no more

    A biofortified rice that is rich in iron and zinc is a step closer to tackling malnutrition in countries overly dependent on a grain lacking key nutrients.

  4. 9 August 2016 - Animals, Food & You

    The black spot on Australia’s chilli industry

    The discovery of four new pathogens that lead to a damaging disease in chillies is likely to put Australia's biosecurity measures under the spotlight.

  5. 21 June 2016 - Animals, Food & You

    Climate change: What it means for fruits

    Some fruits may be in short supply in coming years according to new research analysing the impact of climate change on Australia's fruit growing industries.

  6. 2 March 2016 - Under the Microscope

    Biosecurity and the beekeeper

    Bees are delicate, central to the crop economy and a sentinel species in the monitoring of biosecurity. They're also fascinating creatures who get a bad rap.

  7. 19 February 2016 - Go Figure

    A weed by any other name

    Researchers explain what makes a plant a weed in one circumstance and acceptable in another, and how introduced species are part of the solution.

  8. 24 September 2015 - Engineering & Technology

    Drones, they’ll change the way we live

    Drones are changing the way we work and live, with benefits in some surprising fields - like agriculture.