agriculture

Global Politics

Saving Kenya's lions

The population of lions in the East African nation of Kenya is on the decline. Conservationists there have put forth a radical proposal. To save the lions, they say, the lions should be hunted. The World's Andrea Crossan explains.

Global Politics

Farming and famine in Nigeria

A generation ago, the African nation of Nigeria launched a plan to embrace modern farming. Today the country is more dependent than ever on imported food. To find out what went wrong reporter David Hecht travels to a village he first visited in the 1980s.

Conflict & Justice

Badger battle in Wales

A long legal battle wrapped up this week in Wales. It is a case that involves farmers, wildlife campaigners ? and badgers. Anchor Marco Werman gets the story from Jack Reedy, the press officer for The Badger Trust.

Global Politics

China's dirty water problem

Anchor Marco Werman speaks with Dr. Peter Gleick about China's massive water pollution problems. The Chinese government reported this week that levels of common water pollutants were twice as high as they had previously thought.

Arts, Culture & Media

Nuts for coconuts

A state in south west India is on our radar for today's Geo Quiz. This state is famous for its coconuts as well as coconut oil, coconut cake, coconut toddy, coconut water..you get the idea�they go nuts for coconuts.

Global Politics

Organic Farming in China

China may not be the first place that comes to mind when thinking about places that American organic farmers could learn from. American advocates of a safe and sustainable food chain learned a few things on their recent trip to organic farms near Beijing.