We are already consuming more farmed than wild-caught fish, and that level of consumption is set to go on soaring. Whether the environment can cope largely depends on new fish-farmingtechnology and improvements to fish, feeds and vaccinations.
Wageningen World, the quarterly magazine of Wageningen University & Research, came out on September 25th 2017.
- The sandwich tern comes ashore
In the past few years, thousands of sandwich terns have started brooding on the Dutch island of Texel. What has made Texel so popular all of a sudden?
- Protecting our forests' genes
Thousands of European forests have been designated gene conservation units with valuable genes.
- Spotting plastic among the walruses
An inventory of the plastic on the beaches of Spitsbergen is a first step towards reducing the amount of waste that washes up here.
- Eat yourself to health
Dietary recommendations are mainly used to prevent disease, and seldom to treat it, although they do have curative potential.
- Tweeting about sap flow
A poplar on the Wageningen campus has about 4000 followers on Twitter.
- More sustainable packaging
More and more manufacturers are focusing on finding more sustainable methods and materials for packaging their products.
- From dairy farmers to entrepreneurs
Bart and Tom Grobben, two brothers, want to develop their own soya products.