This approach not only binds CO2, but also improves the soil
If 4,000 Norwegian farms and nurseries produced biochar and mixed it with the soil, we could halve CO2 emissions from the agricultural sector. This entirely natural approach also produces more robust and healthy plants.
North Europeans resisted farming
North Europeans resisted adaption of farming and herding when these practices arrived in Europe about 8,000 years ago, according to a new study conducted by a team including Archaeology Professor Francesco d’Errico at the University of Bergen.
Developing climate-smart agriculture
How should India and other countries adapt their agricultural practices to a changing climate? Researchers explain how they go about when developing new rice growing technologies.
Social innovations may hold the key to future food security
UN Special Rapporteur believes in developing new ways to produce and distribute food. “Today's food system is not reducing hunger, despite increasing levels of production, but has instead contributed to inequality in rural areas,” he says.
Climate change could lead to more Norwegian fruit
Norway is one of the northernmost countries where fruits and berries can be grown commercially. A warmer climate could provide better conditions.
Norwegian to the rescue for Mediterranean oranges
Unpleasant fungus that could infect European citrus fruits is causing headaches in the EU. Now a Norwegian scientist has been brought in to help.
Linking science and policy to adapt to climate change
Climate change will have an impact on the agriculture and water sectors and affect rice and other crop production in Andhra Pradesh and Tamil Nadu in India. A new research program aims to help.