Global Observer

Foreign dispatches from correspondents around the world.


Can aquaponics feed the German capital?

Can one social business make aquaponic farming profitable in the middle of a major city?


Craft beers hold their own in crisis-ridden, wine-loving Spain

VALLADOLID -- in Spain, despite the tradition of fine wine and cheap beer, an artisan beer revolution is fermenting.


Getting it on in the boudoir, naturally

PARIS -- While organic baguettes and locally grown cucumbers attract concerned food shoppers, the French are increasingly opting for eco-friendly choices in other phallic purchases.