Agriculture

Agriculture, Human Landscape

Red Soil, Green Gold, Dark Secrets

Red Soil, Green Gold, Dark Secrets

 he bones of deceased Guaraní shamans used to decorate forest pockets in pre-colonial times, when Mata Atlântica, “The Atlantic Forest,” still stretched out its arms across South America. From modern-day northeastern Argentina to the southern Brazilian coast, the “Atlantic …

by × November 7, 2019 × 0 comments

Agriculture, Culture, Politics

San Isidro, Havana, Cuba

Urban Farm-Fed Cities: Lessons from Cuba’s Organopónicos

An intimate portrait of urban farms in Cuba explores the implications for sustainable agriculture and food access for urban communities.
by × November 23, 2018 × 0 comments

Agriculture, Climate, Photo Essay

Farmers Adapt to a Changing Climate in Burkina Faso

Farmers Adapt to a Changing Climate in Burkina Faso

A photojournalist captures the impacts of climate change on agriculture in Burkina Faso, and the innovative solutions these communities have responded with in adjusting to a new climate reality.
by × January 9, 2018 × 1 comment

Agriculture, Culture

Photo by Oakley Originals/CC BY.

Who is Watching the Land?
Wendell Berry and the Resettling of America

The agrarian prophet discusses food, farming, and why he has hope.
by × April 23, 2014 × 6 comments

Agriculture, Human Landscape

Tragedy of the Commons in Reverse: Talking Land Grabs with Fred Pearce

Tragedy of the Commons in Reverse: Talking Land Grabs with Fred Pearce

Land grabbing is emerging as one of the great international social and environmental problems of our time. Journalist Fred Pearce and anthropologist Jennifer Baka let us know what it's all about.
by × October 10, 2012 × 4 comments

Agriculture, Culture, Human Landscape, Multimedia

Infographic: Big Bad Corn

Infographic: Big Bad Corn

From ethanol subsidies to obesity, the litany of corn-related problems is almost endless.
by × September 10, 2012 × 0 comments