The risks associated with the presence of potentially toxic elements in soil, particularly in China, can be controlled thanks to phytoremediation techniques.
A scientific review has shown that microalgae and other microscopic plant-like organisms could help feed the world’s growing population more sustainably, than current agricultural systems.
Increased demand for water will be the biggest threat to food security in the next two decades, says a new report that calls for collaboration between scientists and policymakers to boost resilience in global food systems.
A study has revealed that carefully-designed policies for China’s food system and international trade will ensure that food security is attained in the Asian nation, without destroying its environment.
In this article, Laura Owings reveals how farming innovations rooted in nature and plant science could forge path towards future food systems.