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Solve invasive seaweed problem by turning it into biofuels and fertilizers: Seaweed could produce sustainable fuels, chemicals and fertiliser while helping protect tourist hotspots

Millions of tonnes of rotting seaweed washes up on beaches of Mexico, the Caribbean and elsewhere every year. Partly fuelled by fertilisers washing into the sea from farming in the Americas, the foul-smelling Sargassum seaweed devastates the tourism industry and harms fisheries and ocean ecosystems. A research team, led by …

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USDA let millions of pounds of food rot while food-bank demand soared

Discarded crops | M. Scott Mahaskey/POLITICO By HELENA BOTTEMILLER EVICH 04/26/2020 08:00 AM EDT Tens of millions of pounds of American-grown produce is rotting in fields as food banks across the country scramble to meet a massive surge in demand, a two-pronged disaster that has deprived farmers of billions of …

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Farmers enjoy fivefold rise in food sales as coronavirus drives more people to avoid supermarkets

Posted April 05, 2020 08:12:56 Photo: There’s been a run on steak sales for Running Creek Beef. (Facebook: Running Creek Beef) After extended periods of bushfires and drought, coronavirus was looking like yet another blow to Australia’s farmers. But producers who sell directly to the public are seeing an unprecedented …

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Acclaimed chef Virgilio Martinez and Explora Peru come together to showcase the unique culinary identity of the Sacred Valley

When most people think of Peru, it’s the ancient citadel Machu Picchu that comes to mind. And when you mention the Sacred Valley, it’ll likely conjure up similar images of hiking through misty mountains to equally mystical Incan ruins. This is, in fact, exactly what I’m doing. But I’m not …

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Consumers urged to continue rallying behind local growers despite possible price increases

One of Australia‘s leading produce markets is encouraging Australians to rally behind growers as bushfires and drought hit the industry, which will more than likely increase the cost of fresh produce. Brisbane Markets receives produce from more than 7000 growers, with the persistent drought, and devastating bushfires in production areas …

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FRENCH MACAROONS WITH A JAPANESE TWIST

Josselin Rombold owns his Patisserie shop in the central part of Hokuriku region. This region is home to over 37,000 foreigners, which is about 1 per cent of the total population here. Hokuriku consists of three prefectures namely Fukui, Toyama and Ishikawa. There are many tourist destinations in this region …

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Goat Farming: A Love Story

It began when I was sitting on Fred and Annette’s veranda, in tropical Queensland, Australia. This was pre-fires, pre-tragedy. The three of us spent one weekend a month playing music and smoking weed. It was a welcome relief from the hard work and isolation on the farm I ran for …

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Southeast Queensland’s $2B airport boom tapping into world demand for local tourism, produce

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Southeast Queensland’s $2B airport boom tapping into world demand for local tourism, produce

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Lab-Grown Meat: Beyond Burgers, the 7 In-Vitro Foods Coming to Plates

Lab-grown meat is stepping out of the lab. The promising alternative to both traditional meat and plant-based substitutes, in-vitro meat first burst onto the scene in 2013 when researcher Mark Post held a tasting session for the world’s first burger of its kind at a television studio in London. Six …

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