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Time to slash Europe’s land footprint

As the need grows for Europe to use more of the Earth than it has between its borders, Ian Fitzpatrick argues its consumption must be measured.

Filed in: Agriculture Europe Food Land

Factory farms make antibiotics weaker

Chris Grezo on drug-resistant killer bacteria disproportionately killing people in the Majority World.

Filed in: Agriculture Animals Food Health Pharmaceuticals

Barclays’ ‘A-MAIZING returns’

It’s time governments took on the banks and put a stop to food speculation, says Miriam Ross.

Filed in: Agriculture Food Hunger United Kingdom

Suicide – the only way out of debt?

Leah Borromeo reports on the tragic plight of India’s cotton farmers.

Filed in: Agriculture India Trade

In praise of Honduras' forest gardens

Wayne Roberts visits a backyard forest that combats climate change while offering an abundance of food.

Filed in: Agriculture Climate Change Food Honduras United States

No water, no crops: how this year’s North American drought will impact you

Our governments need to wake up to the new reality of food insecurity, says Wayne Roberts

Filed in: Agriculture Food North America

SOS Dairy: British farmers against throwaway prices

As producers discuss the next steps of their fairer trade campaign, Amy Hall looks at the wider context of food sovereignty.

Filed in: Agriculture Fair Trade Food United Kingdom

India’s modernity onslaught

Mari Marcel Thekaekara laments the remorseless rejection of traditional ways as India rushes towards its brave new future.

Filed in: Agriculture India Poverty

Rio+20: The Great Greenwashers

The UN Earth summit will take place June 20-22. Here’s introducing some of the worst environmental truth spinners trying to hijack the agenda.

Filed in: Agriculture Brazil Climate Change Finance Oil Sustainability

Introducing... The Eight Great Greenwashers

Ahead of the Rio +20 Earth Summit, Danny Chivers exposes the canny, crafty and plain deceitful claims of corporations co-opting ‘sustainability’

Filed in: Agriculture Corporations Environment Mining Oil

Rothamsted GM trial: cow genes on toast, anyone?

The battle for hearts and minds is in full swing as the clock ticks down on a mass anti-GM action planned for later this month.

Filed in: Agriculture United Kingdom

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