Reforestation rules to maximise carbon capture, biodiversity recovery and livelihood benefits.
Bhutan can grow quinoa
Overeating: food waste that kills
Plant science discovered first-ever enzyme and kick-started biochemistry
Bioengineered bacteria produce a range of sustainable commodities using waste carbon dioxide.
Osmosis: phenomenon born out of plant science linked physics and physiology, saves lives
Blogs, Career Blogs
Post-PhD Career 2: Policy Manager
Blogs, Science News
Carbon dioxide-eating microbes: synthetic biology can initiate sustainable industrial revolution creating circular economy
Almost all plastics we make are dumped in landfills. This needs to change immediately.
Fish farming has a sustainability problem and genetic engineering might be the solution
PhDs don’t last forever. Know your options. Start now – Part II
Post-PhD Career 3: Dr Kasia Makowska, Press and Science Communications Officer
Benefits of a broader biotech adoption in aquaculture will extend beyond the developed world to improve the lives of those...
Only new ways to make and break plastic will solve environment pollution
Planting trees is vital, but it won’t stop climate change. We must reduce fossil fuel use.
From a PhD in cancer biology to science communications, find out more about Dr Kasia Makowska’s career in the TalkPlant...
Plant breeding: conventional v mutation v genetic modification (GMOs) v gene editing
How genetically engineered crops can help us colonise space
Sustainable bioproduction: feed bacteria carbon dioxide to make sugar, bioplastic and biofertilisers