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  • It’s a (bio)gas, gas, gas for British farmers

    It’s a (bio)gas, gas, gas for British farmers

    Land, labour and capital resource-related requirements, as well as significant regulatory and financial barriers are preventing more farmers from adopting an important renewable energy technology – Anaerobic Digestion, or Biogas to give it its ...

  • Genetically modified benefits

    Genetically modified benefits

    Despite the proclamations of the so-called “organic” movement and the anti-industry activists, small farmers in developing countries are benefiting significantly from genetically modified crops, according to a large review of the ...

  • Africa’s agricultural revolution from city to field

    Africa’s agricultural revolution from city to field

    Across the globe, universities play a significant role in a nation’s socio-economic development. They contribute to the advancement and dissemination of new knowledge. Umezuruike Linus of the Opara Faculty of AgriSciences, at Stellenbosch ...

  • The sunny side of the street

    The sunny side of the street

    Sunflower seed husks, a huge waste product of the vegetable oil and food industry, could be used as an environmentally friendly filler, or aggregate, for concrete according to Turkish researchers writing in the International Journal of Environment ...

  • Papyrus plant detox for slaughterhouses

    Papyrus plant detox for slaughterhouses

    Humans have used the papyrus sedge for millennia. The Ancient Egyptians wrote on it, it can be made into highly buoyant boats, it is grown for ornamentation and parts can even be eaten. Now, writing in the International Journal of Environmental ...

  • Biofuels from tree seeds

    Biofuels from tree seeds

    Tree seeds, rather than biomass or fuel crop plants, could represent an abundant source of renewable energy, according to research published in the International Journal of Automotive Technology and Management. The study suggests that seeds from the ...

  • Bad eggs and oil slicks – making corporate crime pay

    Bad eggs and oil slicks – making corporate crime pay

    If courts were able to award appropriate punitive damages that punish wrongdoers at a level tied to a company’s financial worth, then businesses big and small would be at risk of being put out of business by punitive damages ...