Category: food

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

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

Safaa Kumari: Nurturing seeds of hope | Nature Middle East

The BBC has recognized the work of a Syrian plant virologist, whose research is saving the fava bean from a

A market in Erbil, Kurdistan Region of Iraq

As concerns over the UN Food Systems Summit mount, civil society’s hunger for change deepens | Equal Times

It is widely agreed our food systems are failing many and that radical change is needed. There is less agreement

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