With millions of tonnes of paper being produced annually, this really adds up to a lot of trees. Of course many companies now are well aware of ways to harvest trees sustainably – whether it is chopping trees in moderation, or replanting as they go – but sustainable deforestation doesn’t always equate to sustainable paper-making.
This prestigious prize is awarded each year at the annual Summer Conference to the young microbiologist (under 40!) who has made a substantial contribution to the science of applied microbiology. It is worth £3000!
SfAM is the oldest microbiology society in the UK, serving microbiologists around the world. As the voice of applied microbiology, SfAM works to advance, for the benefit of the public, the science of microbiology in its application to the environment, human and animal health, agriculture, and industry.