AgFunder’s mid-year investment report has found that ‘innovative food’ start-ups, notably those in the alt-protein space, attracted more investment capital in the first half of 2020 than in the entire previous year.
Charles Darwin University’s Dr Carla Eisemberg has netted a 2020 Young Tall Poppy Science Award for research she hopes will be used to improve Indigenous nutrition and inspire sustainable turtle-meat harvesting in remote communities.
Whether the primary produce was bees, berries, bovine products or beer, these forward-thinking agrifood-related Gippsland-based businesses thought outside the box to add value and expand their markets.
UCLA researchers have found that mice prone to obesity and diabetes metabolise fructose better after receiving faecal matter transplants from mice with more useful gut microbes.
More than 100 Indigenous custodians contributed to Australia’s first-ever guidelines on sharing – and building on – 40,000-plus years of collective knowledge around managing our land, sea and environmental resources.
The Australian Government introduced game-changing waste management legislation into Parliament this week with the Recycling and Waste Reduction Bill 2020.