Trawling for a sustainable future with smarter nets
Commonly used bottom-trawling commercial nets can wreck the sea floor and waste huge amounts of unwanted or undersized fish, caught alongside target species. Now French researchers are pioneering smart, AI nets with cameras, able to identify, sort and separate a catch before it’s landed. Other nets can even attract or repel different certain species with different coloured netting and lights.
The war in Ukraine has hit the supply of grains and vegetable oils, while 70% of the world's cod and haddock comes from Russian boats. Global food prices are soaring and some restaurateurs fear a plate of cod and
The takeaway delivery boom sparked by pandemic lockdowns shows no sign of abating, but convenience can carry a high cost in terms of CO2 emissions. So what can consumers do to make their slice of home delivery more sustainable?
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