Agriculture News

Dutch will demand rainforest-friendly palm oil

Dutch will demand rainforest-friendly palm oil Dutch will demand rainforest-friendly palm oil mongabay.com April 27, 2007 In a report scheduled to be released today, the Dutch government will outline criteria…

Cargill busted in the Amazon rainforest

Cargill busted in the Amazon rainforest Cargill busted in the Amazon rainforest mongabay.com March 26, 2007 Brazilian authorities have shut down Cargill Incorporated's deepwater soy export terminal on the Amazon…

Ladybugs ruin good wine

Ladybugs ruin good wine Ladybugs ruin good wine Rhett A. Butler, mongabay.com March 26, 2007 Secretions by ladybugs can taint the aroma and flavor of otherwise perfectly good wine, but…

Organic food may not be sustainable says UK-report

Organic food may not be sustainable says UK-report Organic food may not be sustainable says UK-report mongabay.com February 20, 2007 Organic farming is not necessarily sustainable reports Britain's environmental protection…

Mysterious outbreak killing millions of bees

Mysterious outbreak killing millions of bees Mysterious outbreak killing millions of bees mongabay.com February 14, 2007 An mysterious outbreak is causing the deaths of millions of honeybees in 22 states…