Why are astronauts growing food in space?

World leaders convene in Glasgow this weekend for the UN Climate Conference, COP26, to finalise the full implementation of the Paris Agreement.
While human activity has already influenced the climate, there are still plenty of opportunities to mitigate…

World leaders convene in Glasgow this weekend for the UN Climate Conference, COP26, to finalise the full implementation of the Paris Agreement.

While human activity has already influenced the climate, there are still plenty of opportunities to mitigate its effects on the planet.

Back in April, four astronauts, including FAO Goodwill Ambassador Thomas Pesquet, travelled into space.

As the Food and Agricultural Organisation (FAO) podcast team have been finding out, they're carrying out a series of scientific experiments set to contribute to the fight against climate change, and support global food security.


This content originally appeared on UN News and was authored by Charlotta Lomas, Anais Hotin, Marina Sánchez Castelo, FAO..


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