Category: food

Drying out | Earth Island Journal

Europe’s growing appetite for berries is sucking up Iberia’s water. AUTUMN IN DOÑANA NATIONAL Park was once a spectacle of

In the Iberian peninsula, “unsustainable, unviable” berry businesses are draining water and exploiting migrant labour | Equal Times

Berries destined for Europe are destroying the Iberian peninsula’s source of wealth by overexploiting water and soil resources, turning its

A dry wetland in Spain’s Doñana National Park following a summer of record heatwaves and drought

Pitted against profits, Spain’s biodiversity haven collapses | Al Jazeera

Overexploited aquifer, coupled with too many dry years, sends Doñana National Park’s biodiversity into freefall. Huelva, Spain – On a

The revival of a historic journey across Spain | BBC Future Planet

A resurgence in pastoralism, one of the world’s more sustainable food systems, could help Spain adapt to climate change and

The olive oil industry is confronting death by spittlebug in Europe | The National

Xylella is one of the ‘most dangerous plant bacteria worldwide’ and has been confirmed in Corsica, the Balearic Islands, southern

Avocados – farmers’ green gold – push southern Spain toward water collapse | The National

Europe’s largest avocado producer is facing ecological costs that are bearing down on the world’s trendiest crop Hundreds of small

Banned Identity: A history of couscous during the Spanish Inquisition | EATEN Magazine

For EATEN Magazine No. 7, I wrote about the history of couscous during the Spanish Inquisition — from noble dish

Tall vines in Georgia | Newsfixed

From family tradition to export industry: Georgian wine hits the tables of Europe TBILISI — “Everyone in Georgia makes wine. It’s our