Food Wastage Problem Needs to be Addressed Urgently, Say Experts

Urgent changes are needed to solve the increasing problem of lost and wasted food, according to UNSW experts. A recent report from the Australia Institute highlighted the fact that more than 7.5m tonnes of food is wasted in this country each year, costing households...

EU law on combatting violence against women enters into force

On Thursday, the first ever EU rules on combating violence against women and domestic violence enter into force. Violence against women and domestic violence affect an estimated one in three of the 228 million women in the EU. By criminalising certain forms of...

Final green light for Europe’s sustainable transport network

The EU Council adopted a revised regulation Thursday regarding EU guidelines for the development of the trans-European transport network (TEN-T), focusing on efficient and green mobility. The new law aims to build a reliable, seamless, and high-quality transport...

Soil Bacteria Respire More CO2 After Eating Non-sugar Organic Matter

When soil microbes eat plant matter, the digested food follows one of two pathways. Either the microbe uses the food to build its own body, or it respires its meal as carbon dioxide (CO2) into the atmosphere. Now, a Northwestern University-led research team has, for...