TIAA-CREF Global Agriculture, one of the largest corporations on the international land market, is buying huge tracts of land in Brazil’s Cerrado region. TIAA-CREF’s land acquisition is part of a trend leading to expropriation of land from indigenous people, Afro-Brazilian quilombolas, and other peasant farmers, and driving the destruction of the fragile Cerrado ecosystem.
The Chinese government has become an unexpected leader in pushing for new green credit policies, but are Chinese banks doing their part to keep the Belt and Road Initiative green?
Bees across the country are dying off at an alarming rate. Not only will this impact our entire food system, but the delicate ecosystems on which our world depends. The bees need your help
An estimated 200,000 different species of animals around the globe provide pollination services, such as generating food and cover for wildlife, preventing erosion, and keeping waterways clean, all of which are necessary for healthy ecosystems and agriculture.
Beneficial insects can be a big help in fending off unwanted pests, such as aphids, slugs and mealybugs, in gardens and landscapes. These natural predators can prey on the pests devouring your garden and are a long-lasting, natural, non-toxic solution that will further the ecological diversity of your yard.