Food security faces new threats
Global warming and unforeseeable weather conditions influence the availability of food. For example, the climate resilience of European wheat crops has declined. This puts global food security at risk.
Breeding that promotes the climate resilience of staple crops such as wheat and the cultivation of a diversity of crops responding differently to weather extremes are what Helena Kahiluoto, Professor of Sustainability Science wishes for the sake of food security.
Privacy concerns affect the use of self-tracking wearable devices
Smartwatches, pedometres and other wearable devices enter the markets at an increasing pace, but the utilisation of the data they collect is in its infancy. End-users are concerned about the protection of their privacy.