Agriculture

Coral reef

Susan Price interviews Canadian ecosocialist Marc Bonhomme about the 2022 United Nations Biodiversity Conference (COP15), which took place in Montreal from December 7‒19.

Capital in the Anthropocene

Marxist economist Michael Roberts reviews Kohei Saito's forthcoming book.

Pakistan floods

While floodwaters have receded across much of Pakistan, relief efforts continue to support flood-affected communities, reports Farooq Tariq.

Food Not Bombs Newcastle Organiser Bronte is finding ways to build community through food

Food Not Bombs Newcastle is building community by providing warm vegan meals for locals. Theodore L Catt reports.

Gustavo Petro

Colombian President Gustavo Petro denounced climate inaction and called for an end to the war on drugs in his impassioned speech to the United Nations general assembly on September 20, reports Ana Zorita.

Saharawi refugee camp

Australian fertiliser company Incitec Pivot has confirmed that it is expecting delivery of phosphate rock exported by Morocco from occupied Western Sahara, reports Kerry Smith.

Clean up after Hurricane Ian in Cuba

Cuba's world-leading disaster management system sprang into action when  Hurricane Ian struck the country’s western province of Pinar del Río, on September 27, report Vijay Prashad and Manolo De Los Santos.

Wheat field

Hunger has doubled in the world's 10 worst climate hotspots, worsened by profiteering on cereal markets by huge agriculture corporations. Peter Boyle reports.

Pakistan flood

As Pakistan struggles to respond to catastrophic floods, calls are growing to demand the suspension of the country’s external debt repayments, reports Susan Price.

Book cover

Chris Slee reviews Zhun Xu's book on the history of China's agricultural collectivisation.

Fisherfolk and environmentalists say knowingly damaging the oceans for the sake of outdated and unnecessary fossil fuel exploration is wrong. Darrin Saffin reports.

Ukraine

Ukrainian agricultural expert Mykhailo Amosov talks about the devastating impact of Russia's invasion on Ukraine’s agricultural sector, and the link between the war and the fight against climate change.

The water problems Chile faces are historically embedded in a neoliberal framework that has remained tilted in favour of the ruling class, writes Yanis Iqbal.

Drought

Binoy Kampmark reports that the current European drought is estimated to be the worst in 500 years.

Massai resist land grabs

For decades, the Maasai have been resisting displacement by mining, tourism and conservation, reports Hibist Kassa.

The war in Ukraine has made an already critical food crisis worse. Fingers point to grain supply shortages, but the problem is far deeper and linked to the economic system that turns food into a profitable commodity, writes William Briggs.

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