03.12.2021
The Long Fight for Environmental Justice in the Caribbean

Environmental disasters are not always dramatic one-off events, sometimes devastating effects arise over decades of neglect and damage. The fight for environmental justice in Martinique and Guadeloupe, which remain French “overseas territories”, is inscribed in a long struggle against colonial power and domination. For the people of these islands, decolonisation is far from an abstract notion – it is bound up with the most basic of human needs and can be a matter of life or death.

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11.12.2020
How Do We End This Carnage?

An anti-speciesist vision calls for a radical rethinking of our relationship to animals and an end to the idea of “responsible” livestock farming.

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25.11.2019
Reopening GMO Rules Would Be a Dangerous Waste of Time and Money

The EU may be reopening rules on genetically modified food with serious implications for small farmers, consumers and the climate.

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24.10.2019
Under the Paving Stones, a Vegetable Garden

Greening citizenship – through gardening practices – offers an opportunity for self-government with radical potential to re-balance the relationship between people and the natural world.

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22.03.2019
Restoring Biodiversity through Rewilding

Rewilding might not be perfect or completely true to lost primeval worlds, but it does offer a positive way forward to bring back wildlife and restore vital natural processes.

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13.03.2019
Planting the Seeds of Tomorrow’s Agriculture

An agricultural specialist reports on the ground with the Belgian farmers adopting agroecology, the sustainable techniques that let nature do the work.

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27.12.2018
The Common Agricultural Policy: Promoting the ‘Polluter Gets Paid’ Principle

A new investigation exposes how the CAP provides financial incentives for polluting farms to pursue harmful practices.

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19.12.2018
EU Ban on Neonics: Too Little, Too Late

The most popular – and the most poisonous – insecticides are bringing us to the brink of a pollination crisis as EU legislation falls short.

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21.11.2018
System Overhaul: Making Food Sustainable

The IPES-Food co-chair discusses CAP reform, agroecology, and how only an overhaul of the food system will make it sustainable.

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20.11.2018
Agriculture 3.0 or (Smart) Agroecology?

Many EU policy-makers see precision agriculture as the answer to the question of food sustainability, but agroecology offers a genuinely sustainable solution already at hand.

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