Tagged: environment

Joy, Pain, and a New Oven in Oaxaca 0

Joy, Pain, and a New Oven

Francisco Toledo, the famous Mexican painter, is showing off his latest creation. But it’s not a new work of graphic art, for which the artist is known. Rather, it’s an oven, which uses sunlight...

Is Oaxaca the Future of Agriculture? 0

Is Oaxaca the Future?

Mexico’s next president, Andrés Manuel López Obrador, is promoting a series of new socio-economic initiatives in the nation’s southernmost, and poorest, regions during the build-up to his first day in office, a Saturday, December...

Can Mexicans Take Back Their Corn? 1

Can Mexicans Take Back Their Corn?

Mexicans are looking for new solutions to farming problems that have been growing steadily worse for 25 years. At the moment, they can’t feed themselves. They have to import half of their food from...

Let Locals Work Their Land 0

Let Locals Work Their Land

In Africa, the Chinese have acquired large plots of land to build farms and develop new food sources for a large population back home. Rising demand by Chinese consumers has exceeded the capacity of...

Where Will the Bombs Hit Next? 0

Where Will the Bombs Hit Next?

Rain bombs are coming, and they’ll hit land with not only more frequency but more force. Officially labeled wet microbursts, the highly intense and destructive blasts of water will strike communities which are completely...