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The biggest cause for concern when we’re thinking about food waste is what happens between the produce growing on the field and arriving at your kitchen
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Discover how weather conditions can whip up sand from the Sahara Desert and carry it around the world
Pulling a cultivator across a barren field in the midday heat with a rope harness strapped across his chest, Dr Norman Borlaug was clearly not a conventional scientist
How It Works’ Charlie Evans speaks to the renowned zoologist Jack Ashby about his career