The great land swindle: big companies and rich individuals are buying up land to turn a profit. (Photo from

The Landgrabbers: Who Owns The Planet?

The latest book by science and environment author Fred Pearce is a breezy waltz through a key global problem that has yet to register with most people. In 2008, food prices around the world spiked, tipping many on the edges of poverty into crisis. But the rise in the cost of food also focused the […]

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