As much of Europe bakes in a third heatwave since June, fears are growing that extreme drought driven by climate change in the continent's breadbasket nations will dent stable crop yields and deepen the cost-of-living crisis.
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Since Russia's invasion of Ukraine, the list of Europe's woes keeps growing as it battles rising food and energy prices and continued disruption caused by the Covid-19 pandemic
Human urine may seem like a crude way of fertilising plants in the era of industrial agriculture, but as researchers look for ways to reduce reliance on chemicals, some are growing increasingly interested in the potential of pee
France has always been proud of its countryside. But as the Earth warms, farmers face a battle for water. Episode 5 of AFP's election podcast heads to the Marais Poitevin wetland
The medieval Belgian city of Bruges has rounded up swans to shelter them from the spread of bird flu after an outbreak of the virus in France, Denmark and the Netherlands
EU environment ministers have adopted a biodiversity strategy aimed at protecting ecosystems, a move deemed essential to tackling climate change and reducing the risk of future pandemics
The coronavirus outbreak has thrown the plight of Europe's migrant farm workers into stark relief with the added risk of contagion in overcrowded, unsanitary living quarters