Food trends of the future
In 20 years, will we swap beef for crickets, 3-D print food, or grow our leafy greens on vertical farms in our cities? And what will changes in our diet mean for Australia’s agrifood sector?
The future of protein
A growing population, resource constraints and the ‘flexitarian’ movement mean we need value-added premium protein sources to complement animal-derived protein production.
Can our food be environmentally sustainable and nutritious?
CSIRO research has found the seemingly impossible task of achieving sustainable nutrition is not as far-fetched as many think.
How sewage testing helps contain COVID-19
Scientists have found an early-warning tool for COVID-19 in our sewage to help detect its spread. Here's a run down on how it works.
An unexpected crisis that could change our cities
COVID-19 is a health and economic crisis that’s taken the world by surprise. Yet this wicked problem may also be an opportunity for Australia to invest in new types of urban infrastructure to make cities smarter, greener, safer, and healthier.
Pandemic prompts need for more water security in South Asia
Access to clean water has never been so important in South Asia. But for millions of residents it continues to be a daily struggle.
Deconstructing disasters: Taking stock on where we are now, and dreaming our future
Australia and the world are facing multiple, successive, widespread disruptions which can lead to catastrophic disaster. A ‘Deconstructing Disasters’ approach can help us to build more resilience in our systems.
Should I eat more or less dairy if I want a low emission diet?
Australian adults are not eating enough dairy. Some are concerned dairy products have high greenhouse gas emissions. New research shows healthier diets with lower GHG emissions can include dairy.