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Coffee and cacao in the Pan Amazon

Coffee and cacao have much in common. Both are descended from understory trees adapted to the low-light conditions of the forest floor. Each have multiple cultivated varieties that differ with…
Oil palm fruit collection in a plantation.

Oil palm in the Pan Amazon

Oil palm is highly suited to cultivation in the ecological and climatic conditions of the tropics and its cultivation in South America has expanded steadily over the last three decades.…
Oil palm fruit collection in a plantation.
cow in the netherlands wagenigen university dairy campus research facility

How manure blew up the Netherlands

This is the first story in a three-part Mongabay miniseries on the Dutch nitrogen crisis and farmer protests of 2022: How the Dutch food revolution became an ecological time bomb.…
cow in the netherlands wagenigen university dairy campus research facility