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Sustainability at the Department of Molecular Bioligy and Genetics

The Department of Molecular Biology and Genetics aims at improving sustainable development, especially within plant research - but also other areas - where the researchers at the department aims at

  • developing resistant crops that will improve productivity, reduce the need for pesticides and remedy the negative environmental impact that comes with our food production
  • developing new plant varieties adapted to future climate change
  • transfering nitrogen fixation to cereal crops to limit the need for polluting chemical fertilizers
  • finding a solution on how to break down plastic waste

In addition, the department has initiatives to get a better environment in the form of recycling used laboratory equipment and plastic goods, savings on electricity, CO2-friendly travel, etc.

News about sustainability at MBG