Nov 28, 2019
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Right Place, Right Tree: app informs urban canopy planting in cities

Heatwaves affect billions of people around the world, and with increasing global temperatures, more people are set to face heatwaves...
Nov 11, 2019
139

How genetically engineered crops can help us colonise space

The recent discovery of a new water-containing planet that orbits a distant star has grabbed headlines. This is the first time...
Oct 15, 2019
530

Climate change: science said, ‘eat less meat’. I obliged.

Last year, I became a father for the first time. I knew then that I’d have to make significant lifestyle...
Sep 27, 2019
740

Jamara: science of growing barley grass central to Dashain, the main Hindu festival

Dashain or Bijaya Dashami, the main festival in the Hindu calendar, is fast approaching. On this occasion, elders give blessings...
Sep 20, 2019
640

Climate Strikes: Scientists want you to join civil disobedience movements

Breakdown in the climate and global heating is amongst the most discussed topic by the public and the media. The...
Sep 01, 2019
497

Relocating agriculture can offset increase in atmospheric carbon dioxide for half-century

Land. It’s where we’re born, where we work and built houses, roads and railways. The land is where we live...
Jul 11, 2019
897

Bhutan can grow quinoa

Nearly two-thirds Bhutanese engage in subsistence agriculture to meet their household food security, but it’s still not enough to feed...
May 19, 2019
790

Fascination of Plants Day at TalkPlant

18 May 2019. The fifth international “ Fascination of Plants Day ”, a global event, under the umbrella of the European Plant Science...
May 15, 2019
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Organic farming cannot feed the world

Agriculture helped to build our civilisation; now it threatens to lead the charge to our downfall. Our agriculture system keeps...
Apr 22, 2019
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Landslides damaged Nepal hydropower plants, not 2015 earthquake

Countries across the world have built their economies on energy use. But economic growth on non-renewable sources isn’t sustainable. Moreover,...