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David vs Goliath fight in Ecuador's banana industry
Ecologically friendly Ecuadoran banana producers, with the help of President Rafael Correa, are trying to secure their niche in a market dominated by multi-national giants.The organic farmers' cooperative...
Buy a banana, help a kid
With the help of the Marquette Food Co-op, the organization is selling organic bananas to fund their big sibling, little sibling pairing process, and their planned activities
Filipina entrepreneur turns banana peelings into organic cleanser
QUEZON CITY, METRO MANILA—It takes creativity and a strong advocacy to turn wastes into a profitable business and Filipina inventor Dinky Hermentara has a lot of both when she started her company...
Davao banana firm discovers merit of organic farming
A banana exporting company operating in Southern Mindanao has discovered the benefits of organic farming, and its area devoted to non-chemical agriculture has grown since it adopted the practice.
Organic farming backers urge use of microorganisms vs banana pest
MANILA, Philippines - Leading advocates of organic farming have urged government to look into the possibility of using effective microorganisms (EM) technology to battle the deadly black sigatoka pest...
Earth Talk: Is eating bananas bad for the environment? - From the Poughkeepsie Journal
Is it true bananas are taboo for anyone who is concerned about rainforest destruction? Even if I seek out "fair trade" or organic bananas, am I feeding the demand that is causing rainforest to be cleared?...
EarthTalk: Banana Plantations
Dear EarthTalk: Is it true that bananas are taboo for anyone who is concerned about rainforest destruction? Even if I seek out “fair trade” or organic bananas, am I feeding the demand which is causing...