Next Step to Eliminating Food Waste? Making It Relevant, Surmountable to Farmers

Read the full story in Sustainable Brands. Globally, food loss and waste prevention efforts at farm and production level are, in many respects, still in their infancy. Many growers around the world are not required to record or report on their post-harvest crop losses — the dearth of data in this area makes it hard …

Honeybees Help Farmers, But They Don’t Help The Environment

Read the full story from NPR. Honeybees are amazing and adorable, and they suffer when people spray pesticides or mow down wildflowers. We've heard plenty in recent years about collapsing bee colonies. So Jonas Geldmann, at the University of Cambridge, says he understands how the honeybee became a symbol of environmental conservation. But he still …

Calculating the CO2 emissions of biofuels is not enough

Read the full story in Science Daily. A new EU regulation aims to shrink the environmental footprint of biofuels starting in 2021. But a scientist thinks we should go one step further and take into account all compounds produced at biorefineries, not just biofuel. And he has developed a model for doing just that.