Estefania Martinez

FoodTank Intern

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Estefanía is a freelance writer based in Mexico.  She has a degree in Sustainable Water Management and has mainly researched food-water social issues. She’s invested in public awareness concerning nutrition, equity, and sustainabily.

Battling Agricultural Pests with Bats

In exchange for protection from predators, stable temperatures, and safe shelter, bats take care of some damaging pests for gardeners—no chemicals required.

Thirst for Avocado Leaves Plantations Dry

United States avocado consumption has doubled in the last decade straining local environments in exporting regions such as Michoacán, Mexico, where a loss of forest cover and underground water reserves has increased their risk of fires.

First New Farm Workers Union in Half-Century

First New Farm Union in Half-Century signs labor contract to improve wages and working conditions.

Sri Lanka Hit by Worst Flood in Decades

Get a hold of Sri Lanka’s situation after its worst flooding in 14 years, measures being taken and what’s to come.