Agriculture industry

Italy’s Sikh Slaves

| Al Jazeera | The vast agricultural plains of the Agro-Pontino in central Italy is now one of the country’s main areas of food production. Yet it was not always the case. This 100 mile-long stretch of land facing the…

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Rubber tires — a dirty business

| DW Documentary | The booming global tire market is worth billions – but this comes at a high price, both to humans and the environment. Over 50 million car tires are sold each year in Germany alone. But where…

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From rainforest to charcoal

| DW Documentary | Huge areas of tropical rainforest are being destroyed to make charcoal for barbecues. The global deforestation is leading to growing problems. Nigeria and the DRC Congo – two of Europe’s main charcoal suppliers – are also…

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De Monitor – De Nederlandse mesthoop

| KRO | Verschillende onderzoeken tonen aan dat er nog steeds teveel schadelijke stoffen vanuit de landbouw in de natuur komen. Met name de ammoniak uit de mest van de grootschalige veeteelt en melkveehouderijen zou zorgen voor een aantasting van…

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