A village in the northern Italian region of Tyrol wants to go pesticide-free, but large-scale apple farmers in the area continue to use pesticides. The dispute is now being heard in court.
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There are about 7.8 billion people on Earth, and they all need food. But food production is responsible for many environmental problems. How can we feed the world in a sustainable way?
This week on Eco Africa we see how to turn black soldier flies into superfood, learn how recycling can break down social barriers in Mozambique and visit a cooperative showing women how to use cocoa plants sustainably.
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.
Cornflowers or potatoes? Wildflowers are disappearing due to increased fertilization in agricultural areas. An otherwise conventional farmer in Germany is testing organic farming methods — with varying success.
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