Mangroves on the Kenyan coast are rich with flowering plants that offer a feast for bees. Local farmers profit from their honey - as well as the crops they pollinate.
Workers and farmers who supply food to German supermarkets often face abuse and exploitation, Oxfam has said in a report. When it comes to fair trade, German retailers rank worse than their UK or Dutch counterparts.
A UN report on the state of world biodiversity for food and agriculture links rising food insecurity and chronic hunger to threatened habitats and ecosystems. But traditional female stewards of biodiversity offer hope.
The world's poor are being encouraged to take out insurance against climate-related disasters. But as the logic of some schemes unravels, those who profited least from fossil fuels are left paying for their damage.
The Fourth Industrial Revolution is projected to unlock $3.7 trillion in economic value by 2025. How could it also help close the vast income and wealth gaps that opened in the wake of the digital age?
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