Category: food

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 sweltering July

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

Sowing a secure future beyond seed banks | Nature Middle East

Gene banks play a vital role in safeguarding critical plant biodiversity, but boosting regional food security ultimately requires improving farmers’

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

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

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

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

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