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Academic unit: Center for Applied Ecology and Sustainability (CAPES)

Landscape in which vegetation is seen in the foreground and crops in the background.

Leading the Way: Innovative Project Unlocks the Potential of Sustainable Fruit Farming

The aim of a collaborative effort among Brazilian, British, and Chilean researchers, including UC Chile professor Eduardo Arellano, was to advocate for…

Maria assembling a pile of huiro for weighing in Pichicuy.

The Role of ‘Blue Foods’ for a Sustainable Future

Despite their numerous benefits, blue foods continue to be largely overlooked in the design of sustainable and resilient food systems worldwide, even though…

Mayten seeds

The Rediscovery of Mayten Seed Oil

The unique characteristics of this tree motivated a group of scientists from Universidad Católica and CAPES to study the properties of the oil extracted from…