Issue 278 – Sustainable agriculture

For agriculture to be truly sustainable it needs to be environmentally friendly, accessible and healthy for consumers, and profitable for industry, so it can continue to feed and clothe us today, tomorrow and always. This edition of ECOS discusses steps to achieve a sustainable agricultural sector.

Australia is one of the sunniest places on the planet. That means we lose large volumes of water from our reservoirs through evaporation. Our scientists have created a way to measure evaporation rates with expert precision, helping to better manage water resources.