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.
The Spanish right is trying to solidify its grip in Andalucía, a region that has voted left for 36 of the last 39 years.
How? By capitalizing on farmers' anger against a new Common Agricultural Policy law.
— Eddy Wax (@EddyWax) February 9, 2021
Pourquoi est-il si difficile de sortir des #pesticides? La faute à des agriculteurs récalcitrants ?
NON ! Notre Think Tank avec @Impact_matters a enquêté pendant 1 an. L’Etat est en faute ! Découvrez les résultats de notre rapport en visionnant cette vidéo👇 pic.twitter.com/hTlH0tAT3b
— Fondation Nicolas Hulot (@FondationNH) February 9, 2021
A lawyer using Zoom had to let a judge know that he wasn’t a cat after inadvertently activating a face filter pic.twitter.com/vChc14mjM1
— Mikael Thalen (@MikaelThalen) February 9, 2021
— Resilience.org (@buildresilience) February 10, 2021
— Anne van Doorn (@AnneMvanDoorn) January 10, 2021
The Hen Harrier Project have started a mob grazing trial to manage Gorse. Horses for 2 weeks followed by Goats. Farmers need an alternative to damaging and often counterproductive burning and excavators. Horses like this could be part of the answer. pic.twitter.com/fAhxDZramX
— Hen Harrier Project (@HenHarrierProj) February 10, 2021
"If more people apply agroecological principles in Northern Ireland, we could see better food sovereignty – more power for the very people who grow and eat the food."@RSPBNI John Martin at #FFLC21 pic.twitter.com/Ijk82s75Iz
— Food, Farming and Countryside Commission (@FFC_Commission) February 10, 2021
(1/2) EU Sustainable Use of #pesticide Directive has failed to reduce MS dependency on pesticides
Lack of implementation is the main reason. EU policy, especially #CAP, must implement the alternatives we already have. Doing another impact assessment is just delaying tactics pic.twitter.com/fOzPcafm8z
— PAN Europe (@EuropePAN) February 10, 2021
Cracking new partnership project from @UKSustain – Fringe Farming – the potential for peri-urban food growing to deliver more good food, jobs, biodiversity and health @shared_assets @LandworkersUK
and Bristol, Glasgow, Sheffield (wrong URL earlier) https://t.co/RNtpzZn97X
— Vicki Hird 🐜🦗🐝 (@vickihird) February 10, 2021
The @EU_Commission has just published the evaluation study of the impact of the #CAP on sustainable soil management and #soil quality!
I hope the conclusions and recommendations will be helpful to design the future CAP that is discussed in the Trilogue 🤝 https://t.co/HQvxh35cy9 pic.twitter.com/GRjHMId9bX
— Vincent Ayral (@VincentAyral) February 11, 2021
Export of EU banned #pesticides:
🇫🇷France championing the issue with a law coming into force in 2022,
🇩🇪Germany might be next,
All 👀on @EU_Commission “currently considering an export ban” within its chemicals strategy. https://t.co/vB5WR0lfSz with @PANGermany
— PAN Europe (@EuropePAN) February 11, 2021
— Pour une autre PAC (@pouruneautrepac) February 11, 2021
— Global Forest Watch (@globalforests) February 11, 2021
this shoulder of woodland may be one the richest sites for rare plants in Co. Derry. although a 'Site of Local Nature Conservation Importance', it is imminently threatened by quarrying – which is able to take place without ecological safeguards due to a planning loophole (thread) pic.twitter.com/duUjtnc89E
— collbradán (@collbradan) February 10, 2021
Just some goats casually defying physics pic.twitter.com/tBgq1dRoLH
— Animal Life (@animalIife) February 11, 2021
Sheep dips have been identified as one of the potential sources of pollution in the Finn catchment. Cypermethrin and Diazinon are most often used. Info-sheet and video have been produced to outline the proper disposal of dip. https://t.co/Tj1ErilQM0 andhttps://t.co/DWs5Bk9cAX
— catchmentcare (@catchmentcare) February 9, 2021