Circular approaches to drive innovation and reduce waste in food and wider agriculture

Food loss and waste causes about $940bn per year in economic losses. It exacerbates food insecurity and malnutrition. And food that is ultimately lost...
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The need for the double bottom line: environmental and economic sustainability

  It is widely accepted that resource consumption globally, is too high and unsustainable. This unsustainability has significant impacts both on developing countries (which...
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Award winning barbadian scientists: Professor Cardinal Warde and Professor Juliet Daniel

Source: Nationnews.com Professor Cardinal Warde is a professor of electrical engineering at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). Prof. Warde is also President of...
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Could Blockchain help in overcoming the challenges in trading commodities?

  Source: betanews.com Global production and consumption of sustainable products (e.g. cocoa and bananas), is increasing rapidly. Indeed, the value of trade across listed...

Facilitating enhanced employability amongst University of Northampton students

In many cases, having a good degree is often not enough. It is important that there should be opportunities for job experience and to...

The problem with the proposed EU recycling targets

  The structure of European decision-making processes European MEPs have recently voted to increase the proposed recycling target as set out under the European...

Cobalt, electric cars, pensions and climate change

  Two quite interesting stories of late, first, one about cobalt (no this isn’t meant to be a chemistry lesson) and another about organisations...

Are rising steel prices a good sign for the UK scrap metals market?

In recent months, the price of stainless steel has recovered and indeed risen. Even though it makes up only a small fraction of the...