Biologist Peter Katz has been breeding insects for decades to fight against plant pests. And although convinced of the value of his tiny army, he doesn't believe feeding the world is possible without pesticides.
The European Court of Justice ruled that France's ban of neonicotinoid pesticides, considered harmful to bees, is legal. However, France is considering softening the legislation after objections from farmers.
As Italian hazelnut plantations expand to cater to our love of chocolate and nougat, they are leaving a bitter aftertaste on local soil, water and air.
Restrictions limiting the movement of pollinators could hurt crops, adding pressure to a food system already reeling from conflict, climate change and the coronavirus pandemic.
On this week's show, find out why South African farmers are taking down fences, how an army of Tunisian tree lovers replanted a forest, what drives a Gambian eco-activist, and lots more!
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