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Implications of trade deals for farming and environmental standards in the UK
March 2019: Liberalised food production and farming standards could form a key element for future trade UK-US trade relationships. A deregulated post-Brexit food market could offer consumers food at lower prices but could also negatively affect public health outcomes in the UK.
Located in Resources / Sustainability Horizons / March 2019
Dynamic ocean management
March 2019: Flexible algorithms based on tracking and ocean-condition data allow researchers to predict fish behaviour in real time. It allows for a greater balance between conservation concerns and economic viability of fisheries in warming oceans.
Located in Resources / Sustainability Horizons / March 2019
Conflicting priorities in sustainable agriculture
March 2019: Scientific evidence shows that there is very little alignment between objectives for policy makers, farmers, and researchers in sustainable agriculture. Key to aligning diverging interests is exploring the social dimension of sustainable agriculture and increasing collaboration between the groups.
Located in Resources / Sustainability Horizons / March 2019
Plantoids: Robotics inspired by plants
March 2019: A new and emerging field of robotics is taking inspiration from plants to build flexible, sustainable, and biodegradable robots. Most prominently, artificial leaves could play a significant role in reducing greenhouse gases in the atmosphere.
Located in Resources / Sustainability Horizons / March 2019
A decade of ecosystem restoration
March 2019: The UN declared 2021-2030 as the decade on ecosystem restoration that could lead to the restoration of 350 million hectare of land, ocean, and marine ecosystems and generate USD 9 trillion in ecosystem services.
Located in Resources / Sustainability Horizons / March 2019
Rising UK temperatures in February
March 2019: Arctic warming is leading to temperature spikes and drops in mid-latitude areas resulting in abnormally high temperatures in the UK in February. Extreme weather conditions demonstrate that climate change is not a future but a current threat.
Located in Resources / Sustainability Horizons / March 2019
Rising vaccine hesitancy
March 2019: Falling MMR vaccination rates result in rising measles outbreaks, increasing child mortality rates, and a significant cost increase for public health systems. Underlying causes for rising vaccine hesitancy are populism, marginalised communities distrusting elites or experts, and economic inequality in disenfranchised communities.
Located in Resources / Sustainability Horizons / March 2019