Climate change and population growth generates a decrease in water availability around the world which can compromise the maintenance of sustainable agriculture. Thus, treated wastewater (TWW) became an alternative to minimize water shortage. However, this may indirectly affect the soil’s microbial properties. In this study different soils irrigated for 0, 1, 8 and 20 years with TWW were sampled and from the east central region of Tunisia. The objective was to investigate its effect on heavy metal accumulation and enzyme activities, contributing to SDGs 2, 15 and 13.
This journal article advances SDGs 2, 12, and 13 by examining psychological differences between flexitarians and full vegetarians as well as predictors of flexitarians’ openness to going fully vegetarian.
Elsevier,

International Journal of Gastronomy and Food Science, Volume 21, October 2020, 100211

Insects are increasingly seen as a potential solution to provide a sustainable source of protein. Contributing to SDGs 2, 12 and 13, this article evaluates the liking of four insect-based snacks among young Italian consumers through a tasting panel involving 62 participants.
This article contributes to SDGs 2, 12 and 13 by investigating the willingness of omnivores to introduce mixed (beef-vegetable protein) and 100% vegetable protein products into their diet.
Elsevier,

Soil Biology and Biochemistry, Volume 143, April 2020, 107741

Improving rice yield potential is crucial for global food security. Taoyuan, China, is famous worldwide as a special ecosite for ultrahigh rice yield. Climatological factors affecting this phenomenon have been identified, but the potential molecular processes and environmental mechanisms promoting ultrahigh yield remain mysteries. Advancing SDGs 2 and 15, this article explores how soil microbial metagenomic characteristics effect ultrahigh rice yields.
Elsevier,

One Earth, VOLUME 2, ISSUE 3, P269-283, MARCH 20, 2020

This article supports SDGs 2, 11 and 12 by introducing a mathematical model of food exchange and showing how generic networks of exchange can mitigate variability in food production.
This article supports SDGs 2, 12, and 13 by explaining how more diverse crop rotations yield benefits across all growing conditions and accelerate maize yield gains over time.
Elsevier,

Trends in Food Science & Technology, Volume 97, March 2020, Pages 443-450

Cultured meat has emerged as a breakthrough technology for the global food industry, which was considered as a potential solution to mitigate serious environmental, sustainability, global public health, and animal welfare concerns in the near future. Contributing to SDGs 2, 12 and 13, this article examines the characteristics of cultured meat and summarises the current technological challenges and their possible solutions.
This journal article addresses goals 14, 2 and 1 by exploring progress evaluations toward SDG 14 (Life below Water) and intersecting social goals presented in submissions to the UN High-Level Political Forum.
Elsevier,

One Earth, VOLUME 2, ISSUE 1, P64-74, JANUARY 24 2020

This journal article addresses goals 14, 13, and 2 by focussing on coral reefs as vanguards for governance transformation, explaining the spatial, temporal, and political dynamics of reefs as they respond to climate change and outline a new governance paradigm applicable to all ecosystems.

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