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Nuclear waste will remain a deadly threat for hundreds of thousands of years. Despite having decades of hazardous waste in temporary storage, the world is only now finalising plans for long-term containment

Onkalo aims to solve the 100,000-year problem of nuclear waste storage

Nuclear waste will remain a deadly threat for hundreds of thousands of years. Despite having decades of hazardous waste in temporary storage, the world is only now finalising plans for long-term containment

agriculture

Business Bees are a vital pillar of our ecosystem. If we allow them to die out, the consequences for both the environment and the global economy will be cataclysmic

Bees are nature’s most important pollinators – and they’re dying

Bees are a vital pillar of our ecosystem. If we allow them to die out, the consequences for both the environment and the global economy will be cataclysmic

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Technology Animal farming is destroying the planet faster than any other pollution source. Plant-based meat substitutes may have arrived just in time to avert disaster

The Impossible Burger that will revolutionise food-tech

Animal farming is destroying the planet faster than any other pollution source. Plant-based meat substitutes may have arrived just in time to avert disaster

Business Data science is an essential tool for modern farming, helping to maximise yields and make the most of any conditions. FarmLink is bringing this technology to the world

FarmLink’s data platform allows farmers to maximise yields on any type of land

Data science is an essential tool for modern farming, helping to maximise yields and make the most of any conditions. FarmLink is bringing this technology to the world

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Business Innovative companies in agricultural technology are working hard to prevent a looming food crisis. It’s time to let fact supersede opinion and support this mission before it's too late

Getting behind big agriculture might open the door to a brave new world

Innovative companies in agricultural technology are working hard to prevent a looming food crisis. It’s time to let fact supersede opinion and support this mission before it’s too late

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Business The multibillion dollar merger between the agribusiness giants is set to create the world’s biggest seeds and pesticides company

Bayer completes record-breaking $66bn takeover of Monsanto

The multibillion dollar merger between the agribusiness giants is set to create the world’s biggest seeds and pesticides company

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Business China finalises its most expensive foreign takeover yet, after US watchdog approves multibillion-dollar deal with Swiss agribusiness Syngenta

ChemChina acquires Syngenta in $42bn deal

China finalises its most expensive foreign takeover yet, after US watchdog approves multibillion-dollar deal with Swiss agribusiness Syngenta

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Business The Ag Innovation Showcase brings together the industry’s brightest minds in the hopes of securing a more efficient and sustainable future for agriculture

Agriculture innovators prepare for September’s Ag Innovation Showcase

The Ag Innovation Showcase brings together the industry’s brightest minds in the hopes of securing a more efficient and sustainable future for agriculture

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Technology Combining software and smart machines is helping farmers achieve triple bottom line results

Growing more, using less: how does software crop management work?

Combining software and smart machines is helping farmers achieve triple bottom line results

Technology In the third part of our agricultural innovation series, we explore sustainable viticulture

How big is wine’s carbon footprint, and how can technology reduce it?

In the third part of our agricultural innovation series, we explore sustainable viticulture

Technology We explore the latest innovation transforming one of the world's oldest industries: farming

What is Precision Land Management, and how will it feed the future?

We explore the latest innovation transforming one of the world’s oldest industries: farming

Business Rotterdam has two major assets: its delta location and innovative spirit. Peter van Wingerden, CEO and partner at Beladon, talks to us about a new floating farm project that will combine the two

Rotterdam’s floating farms reduce environmental harm

Rotterdam has two major assets: its delta location and innovative spirit. Peter van Wingerden, CEO and partner at Beladon, talks to us about a new floating farm project that will combine the two

Business As the concept of making waste useful continues to gain popularity, Elizabeth Matsangou explores some novel approaches that can drastically reduce our carbon footprint

Could reinventing waste greatly reduce our carbon footprint?

As the concept of making waste useful continues to gain popularity, Elizabeth Matsangou explores some novel approaches that can drastically reduce our carbon footprint

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