Our weekly Twitter round up of great content from our kindred network: a Friday treat for your weekend reading pleasure. Enjoy what we’ve found for you on twitter.
My May blog is currently up on the Seed Sovereignty site and I am nearly finished writing my June one for publication early next month, can you keep up! #Seed2Seed @seedcoop @SeedSov @IrishSeedSavers @MadsMcKeever https://t.co/Q2Iab57Zwb
— Ireland's Seed Sovereignty (@IrelandSeedSov) June 24, 2021
— ARC 2020 (@ARC2020eu) June 27, 2021
In🇨🇿🇮🇹🇫🇷🇬🇷, 70% share this view.https://t.co/3syzhMhULU
— PAN Europe (@EuropePAN) June 28, 2021
On the most important measure for nature, and for health of farming, the CAP compromise is completely useless. @TimmermansEU how do you count now to implement the #biodiversity strategy 0% commitment? https://t.co/1kE7WV5aCn
— Ariel Brunner (@ArielBrunner) June 28, 2021
ECVC est fière d’annoncer la parution de sa publication Embrasser la diversité rurale: Genres et sexualités au sein du mouvement paysan! ✊
📢Une compilation d'expériences et de témoignages de paysan.nes LGTBIQA+👩🌾#FiertéPaysanne
— European Coordination Via Campesina (@ECVC1) June 29, 2021
This reflects our own analyis: the #CAPdeal is not a compromise in the middle. On envi aspects it is surprisingly close to the Council's position from 10/2020. How can you claim a victory @pcanfin @peter_jahr
@LinsNorbert …? https://t.co/q5O9CEolJD #VoteThisCAPdown
— Andre Prescher (@aprescher_muc) June 29, 2021
Loving this new blog from @foodresearchuk by Rebecca at @LandworkersUK >> 12 reasons why industrial-scale supply chains are driving environmental harm in the fresh produce sector https://t.co/prO5h1Z25W
— Sustain (@UKSustain) June 29, 2021
Looking at methane warming equivalent emissions via GWP*: v diff profiles for global vs Ireland.
— Paul Price (@swimsure) June 29, 2021
Drone photographer Lior Patel followed a herd of sheep for several months, as the herd was shepherded to its summer pasture. Entrancing and relaxing. pic.twitter.com/2VyAFtwYnZ
— Arieh Kovler (@ariehkovler) June 26, 2021
— Paul White (@p_aulwhite) June 30, 2021
The EU's farm policy is probably the most important sustainability lever in Europe, but it's tough to wrap your head around. Great explainer from @CarbonBrief of the Common Agricultural Policy, CAP, w/ experts incl Mark Brady, @CeliaNysss, @GuyPeer3 & morehttps://t.co/BALYJPMHsK
— Prof. Kimberly Nicholas (@KA_Nicholas) June 30, 2021
Reconciling agriculture with #EUBiodiversity 👨🏾🌾🐦
Today is the 1st workshop of our 🇪🇺 Birds@Farmland initiative: authorities, farmers organisations, NGOs & experts from 🇦🇹🇧🇬🇨🇿🇩🇪🇪🇸🇫🇮🇫🇷🇭🇺🇮🇹🇵🇹 together for #farmlandbirds
— EU Environment (@EU_ENV) June 25, 2021
“Organic works. It can equal conventional production systems, but substitution of conventional inputs by organic inputs is not enough,” says Irene Kadzere, Senior Scientist at FiBL . On July 7th, a digital side event of the UN Food System Summit will focus on the topic:
— FiBL (@fiblorg) June 30, 2021
Is the new #CAPreform good news for the planet?
No. Not at all.
— BirdLife Europe & Central Asia (@BirdLifeEurope) June 29, 2021
🔴📢The EU Commission adopted today a long-term Vision for the EU's rural areas!
🌿#RuralVisionEU identifies challenges & concerns that rural areas face & highlights some of the most promising opportunities available to these regions
📰Read more https://t.co/iQ0kODen9C #Rural2040 pic.twitter.com/Q6e2TRDkOi
— ENRD Contact Point (@ENRD_CP) June 30, 2021
"This heat wave was a perfect storm long in the making. After centuries of fossil fuel burning and decades of warnings from scientists, it’s time to say it: we are in a climate emergency." https://t.co/eJIBvy6W39
— Sinead O'Brien (@Sineadh2o) June 30, 2021
— Juliette Leroux (@JujuSGL) June 30, 2021
— Steve Gillman (@SteGillman) July 1, 2021