Many innovative designs have experimented with producing clean water from contaminated or salt water. A new approach takes inspiration from mangrove trees.
The combination of solar power generation and agriculture - agrovoltaics - comes with benefits and problems. Can a new design generate electricity and increase crop yields?
Traditional methods of predicting rain are being affected by climate change, but encouraging farmers to adopt modern tools is not aways straightforward.
A new study has revealed edible proteins that are much more efficient and sustainable than traditional staple crops. But does the world have an appetite for powdered microbial proteins?
Microbial synthetic engineering has the potential to turn many of our waste products into useful commodities. One award winning project hopes to use it to cut down on pollution, and create food at the same time.
A large portion of our perishable foods never make it to the dinner plate. A French startup hopes their innovative protective nano-film can help keep fruit fresher, for longer.
When most agriculture in the world is rural, getting crucial geoscience information to farmers is a technical challenge that a few organisations are just starting to figure out.
Feeding an increasing population with a growing appetite for meat is a major challenge for our future. One biotech firm hopes a new animal feed can make the process greener.
An ambitious initiative drawn up by the United Nations in September 2015 sets the bar high for participant states in raising quality of life for people and planet.