Join Jesse and Sophie as they talk about cannibalistic caterpillars, ugly fruit and veg turned into snacks, Croque MonScience, and Sampling the Abyss.
Most farmed prawns are fed wild-harvest fishmeal, contributing to strain on global fish stocks. Our scientists have created a plant-based solution that also makes the prawns healthier and grow on average 20–30 per cent faster.
In the pilot episode of Interronauts, the CSIRO podcast, Jesse, Sophie, and Adrian talk about menopausal whales, panda thumbs, Tasmanian tiger brains, and frisky wrens. They also have a chat with Dr Lisa Harvey-Smith about the launch of the new ASKAP radio telescope, and discuss research around CSIRO: mouse plagues and trips to Antarctica.
If you can’t make it to the upcoming AgCatalyst 2016, here are the top 5 next big things in food and agriculture.
Aussies waste 4 million tonnes of food each year. Our top 5 tips for saving food will also save your hip pocket and the planet.
Since we might not be ready to eat insects ourselves, could we instead feed insects to our farmed animals to feed our growing population?
We have conducted the first analysis of invasive species threat to global crop production on a country-by-country basis.
Climate change is threatening one of the world’s most important rivers, and impacting millions of people.
In some contexts, agricultural land can be more valuable when left intact with all its biodiversity. The pathways to these contexts are manifold and challenging.