Artigos de Horizon - EU
Pests are responsible for damaging 35 million hectares of forest around the world every year. In the Mediterranean region alone an area the size of Slovakia – […]
The EU produced 172.2 million tonnes of raw milk in 2018 and demand for milk is expected to rise in the coming years, […]
Already 135 million people are on the brink of starvation because of conflict, climate change, extreme poverty and economic crises. The pandemic, […]
Nature has spent millions of years evolving answers to problems. It has come up with ingenious solutions to build strong structures, […]
How do you feed a city? It is one of the great questions of our time. After all, for a species that ultimately depends on plants to feed […]
The bounty of food we can find on supermarket shelves across Europe is the result of knowledge accumulated over thousands of years by generations of farmers. […]
As the world population grows, it will be a challenge to meet everyone’s nutritional needs with traditional sources of protein.
The global population is expected to increase by 2 billion people in the next 30 years while meat production is likely to double in the same period to meet demand. […]
Dr Luciano Zuccarello grew up in the shadow of Mount Etna, an active volcano on the Italian island of Sicily. Farms and orchards ring the lower slopes of the volcano, […]
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In the late summer harvest of 2013, olive farmers in the Puglia region of southern Italy noticed that the leaves on several of their trees were turning brown and their shoots withering. […]
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Plants have nowhere to run from their enemies – flying, crawling and jumping insects want to eat them alive. But plants are not defenceless. […]
Dairy has been central to people’s existence since at least 6,500 years BC.
But a mystery lies at its heart which, […]