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Australian vine health technology set to grow

Deep Planet is helping Australian viticulture adapt to the effects of a changing climate
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Agtuary harnesses satellite and climate data to help transform the Agri+Food sector

Industry Report Partner Agtuary's co-founder and CEO Angus Muffatti highlights the critical role of climate tech in revolutionising our global Agri+Food systems.
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The world-first seaweed bioplastic alternative replacing plastics one bottle at a time

Kelpy is at the forefront of marine materials, working to build a future free of fossil fuels and plastic pollution.
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Meat from Microbes: The Fermentation Opportunity

Guest author Nick explores the power of microbes to transform our food systems.
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Carbon Sync fosters farmers' carbon farming

Carbon Sync helps farmers develop carbon farming systems and sells these carbon credits to businesses.
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Change Foods: Harnessing the magic of microbes

Delicious, animal-free, climate-friendly dairy is possible with Change Foods
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Reshaping the global food system with Bardee

Bardee is on a mission to revolutionise the global food system, using high quality black soldier fly larvae ingredients for sustainable food production.
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South Start Interactive Town Hall Climate Tech Table

3 actions in 1 week to kickstart climate tech projects

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How climate change is reshaping Australia’s native food industry

Long touted for their far-reaching health, cultural, environmental and social benefits, Australia’s native foods industry is on the precipice of a boom, but as markets finally wake up to the produce’s potential another global factor is increasingly cause for concern.

August 22, 2022
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Olivia Utharntharm
Seagrass Restoration Project Aims To Help Tackle Climate Change

Cawthron Institute has partnered with Westpac NZ Government Innovation Fund, Port Nelson and forestry company OneFortyOne to launch a seagrass restoration project that aims to fight climate change and improve ecosystem health.

August 22, 2022
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Olivia Utharntharm
Blue Heart: how the Maroochy River catchment could be part of the solution to climate change

A project to restore and protect the Maroochy River catchment as a solution to climate change has received a major grant. The Blue Heart project received $2 million from the Federal Government’s Blue Carbon Ecosystem Restoration Grants. The project aims to transition the Maroochy floodplain from its former uses as cane farms and other rural activities back to natural estuarine systems.

August 22, 2022
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Olivia Utharntharm
Plant-based meat by far the best climate investment, report finds

Investments in plant-based alternatives to meat lead to far greater cuts in climate-heating emissions than other green investments, according to one of the world’s biggest consultancy firms.

July 26, 2022
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Olivia Utharntharm
How much is a mangrove forest worth? In some places, $850,000 per hectare.

Thousands of kilometers of shoreline would qualify as cost-effective candidates for mangrove forest and coral reef restoration, thanks to their ability to reduce flooding, new research shows.

July 14, 2022
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Olivia Utharntharm
European climate investors are under-investing in agrifoodtech's potential

Climate investors may want to take a closer look at emerging opportunities in agrifoodtech, according to new research from AgFunder and Invest-NL

June 24, 2022
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Alex Logan
Research shows native plants can detox PFAS-contaminated water

New research from Australia's national science agency CSIRO, the University of South Australia and the University of Western Australia has found that PFAS chemicals can be removed from contaminated water using Australian plants grown in a floating wetland.

May 16, 2022
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Olivia Utharntharm
LEAFT FOODS YIELDS PROTEIN FROM THE WORLD'S MOST ABUNDANT SOURCE: LEAVES

Leaft Foods is enabling the extraction of protein from the most abundant commodity of any plant - its leaves. On the back of this breakthrough, the company has raised a Series A round of $15M

May 4, 2022
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Olivia Utharntharm
Seed banks: the last line of defense against a threatening global food crisis

As climate breakdown and worldwide conflict continue to place the food system at risk, seed banks from the Arctic to Lebanon try to safeguard biodiversity

April 19, 2022
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Olivia Utharntharm
BBC Follow the Food

Follow the Food examines the biggest challenges facing the world food system, from climate change to malnutrition, and looks at some of the solutions to overcome them.

April 19, 2022
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Olivia Utharntharm
Our food system isn't ready for the climate crisis

The world's farms produce only a handful of varieties of bananas, avocados, coffee and other foods – leaving them more vulnerable to the climate breakdown

April 19, 2022
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Olivia Utharntharm
CSIRO, Eratos partner to help the world turn data into opportunity

A collaboration between Australia’s national science agency CSIRO and Eratos will help software engineers and researchers develop more informed, effective and scalable digital solutions for owners and managers of natural and built world assets.

April 8, 2022
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Olivia Utharntharm
Chile wants to export solar energy to Asia via 15,000km submarine cable

The AntĂ­podas project was announced by the Chilean government last week. It is aimed at taking advantage of the huge solar potential of the Atacama Desert, which is the world's region with the highest solar radiation.

November 17, 2021
Found by:
Ross Sharman
Could this new version of an old grain help fight climate change and feed the world?

Scientists in Kansas have transformed a perennial wheatgrass into a potential substitute for regular wheat. Their goal is to lessen environmental harm done by standard industrial farming and also rebuild the soil.

October 25, 2021
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Michael Molitor
Cutting methane is the best way to avoid disaster

Drastically cutting methane emissions in the near-term might be our only hope of keeping heating below 1.5°C

September 24, 2021
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Michael Molitor
Vertical farm outfit seeks $10m as it breaks new ground in Queensland

Vertical farming business Stacked Farms is looking to expand in a world increasingly affected by climate change

September 23, 2021
Found by:
Michael Molitor
The sound of inevitability: the coming consolidation in Agtech

One reason is that venture capital fund lifecycles

September 9, 2021
Found by:
Sarah Nolet
Infographic: Distribution of mammals on earth

Spoiler alert: It's humans and cattle mostly

August 25, 2021
Found by:
Mick Liubinskas