An Inside Look At Latin America’s Illegal Logging – Part One. Mexico and several Latin American countries struggle when it comes to ensuring legality in forest activities. Photo credit: Flickr/Christopher Titzer
AGRICULTURE: Could Africa hold the answers to America's drought woes? Integrating trees in farmland has transformed parts of Africa, and now some experts think it could also work in the United States. Photo courtesy of the World Resources Institute.
What impact do seas, lakes and rivers have on peoples health? New research has found that blue space including sea, rivers, lakes and even urban water features can have a positive impact on wellbeing, writes Tim Smedley. The impact of water on health: new research suggests that blue space can reduce stress and have a positive effect on wellbeing. Photograph: David Levene
Could Some Midwest Land Support New Biofuel Refineries? Vegetation like the kind growing here at Michigan State University's Kellogg Biological Station could one day be used to feed small biofuel refineries spread throughout the Midwest.
Sustainability: Water, the fight against wasting “Blue Gold” begins with agriculture. 70-80% of water resources used by humans goes to agricultural irrigation: it takes 500 liters of water to produce one kilo of wheat.