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.
Good to see this investigated. Ultra processed, with cheap raw materials.. Disaster for our and planetary health #water #land #climate. Study charts impact of ultra-processed foods: Diet-related disease and climate change ‘share an underlying driver’ #UPF https://t.co/TL0HHkv6oU
— Vicki Hird🐝🦋(she/r) www.rebuggingtheplanet.org (@vickihird) November 12, 2021
🔥🆕new draft texts of #COP26 political decisions released by presidency minutes ago
🔍🔃To allow comparison, here are two versions of the documents in track changes…
📄CMA decision in TC: https://t.co/AjC4uBI2Ov
📄COP decision in TC: https://t.co/1eErIqdsz0 pic.twitter.com/agYkRF3gFm
— Sébastien Duyck 🌍⚖️ (@duycks) November 13, 2021
Sometimes the maddest simple things you hear on farms (even when you’ve heard them before) blow your mind a little
Tom (crackingly thoughtful dairy farmer) told me that ‘there is no link between yield and profitability’
— James Rebanks (@herdyshepherd1) November 14, 2021
REVEALED: Just 124 landowners own most of England's deep peat, our single largest carbon store.
The UK Govt – and the public – urgently need to challenge these landowners to protect and restore our peatlands.
— Guy Shrubsole (@guyshrubsole) November 15, 2021
— Natasha Foote (@NatashaFoote) November 16, 2021
🙏 Une petite victoire pour la #bio, après l’échec de la réforme de la #PAC !
Les député·es français·es et le gouvernement 🇫🇷 semblent vouloir rattraper le coup et offrir une bouée de sauvetage à l’agriculture biologique 👇@fnab_bio https://t.co/3D3rh1QBu7
— Pour une autre PAC (@pouruneautrepac) November 15, 2021
— Colin Anderson (@AndersonColinR) November 16, 2021
We chatted to James Rebanks @herdyshepherd1, Cumbrian sheep farmer & author, about what it means to be a commoner, & his vision for landscape restoration 🌱 James works collaboratively with his neighbours to regenerate the valley they farm on 🌱 Tune in: https://t.co/LlRP1znnFW pic.twitter.com/s4Yt6FOtZc
— Farmerama Radio (@farmerama__) November 14, 2021
NEW 🇪🇺 SOIL STRATEGY!
The strategy announces a new Soil Health Law by 2023!
Check it out⬇️https://t.co/svduYwfyre
— alberto_orgiazzi (@lultimoalbero) November 17, 2021
@EU_Commission @EUCouncil @EuroParl_EN, w/ @BirldLifeEurope we reviewed the #CAPStrategicPlans at the national level and it's not looking good! The future of #agriculture is in the hands of the EU countries now.
Read our story and follow this thread
— EEB (@Green_Europe) November 17, 2021
The Netherlands boasts 12 million pigs, 3.8 million cows and 102 million chickens.
To lower nitrogen emissions by about 70 percent, experts are considering some dramatic scenarios — like cutting those numbers in half.https://t.co/5I91NpopNN
— POLITICOEurope (@POLITICOEurope) November 18, 2021
Ornithologists use former inner German border as 'natural experiment' to estimate impact of farm size on biodiversity. Results show that increase in farm size reduces bird diversity by 15%. Decline is the result of land cover simplification rather than land use intensification. https://t.co/uPPX5yT5qO
— Tilmann Disselhoff (@Disselhofft) November 18, 2021