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James Rebanks on English Pastoral: ‘We have destroyed things on a scale our ancestors wouldn’t have believed’

On Nov 2, 2020
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💚🚜 Moving piece from @herdyshepherd1, calling for #naturefriendly #farming transition led by "an army of citizens clamouring for a different future, one which forces politicians to prioritise environmental concerns instead of over-farming" ✊🧑‍🤝‍🧑https://t.co/V0qZsxDpc5
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James Rebanks tells Rory Sullivan about life on his Lake District farm and the looming catastrophe that threatens our countryside

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On Nov 2, 2020
@SoilAssociation shared
💚🚜 Moving piece from @herdyshepherd1, calling for #naturefriendly #farming transition led by "an army of citizens clamouring for a different future, one which forces politicians to prioritise environmental concerns instead of over-farming" ✊🧑‍🤝‍🧑https://t.co/V0qZsxDpc5
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James Rebanks on English Pastoral: ‘We have destroyed things on a scale our ancestors wouldn’t have believed’

James Rebanks on English Pastoral: ‘We have destroyed things on a scale our ancestors wouldn’t have believed’

James Rebanks tells Rory Sullivan about life on his Lake District farm and the looming catastrophe that threatens our countryside

On Extinction, Food, Climate and Inequality

On Extinction, Food, Climate and Inequality

UNDP Head of Ecosystem and Biodiversity Midori Paxton writes about the current ecological meltdown and its inextricability with other crisis such as climate change and inequality.

Dig Inn on Supporting Experimentation & New Growing Practices on Farms

Dig Inn on Supporting Experimentation & New Growing Practices on Farms

Dig Inn's director of supply & sustainability & farm manager detail how the restaurant supports farmers in experimenting with new crops & growing processes.

Our children’s planet: What does their education have to do with climate change?

Our children’s planet: What does their education have to do with climate change?

Climate change is a human-induced problem. Can education programs alter the trajectory?

A hyperlocal food revolution

A hyperlocal food revolution

The present industrialised, global food economy and futures market is unsustainable, but it has inspired some new ways of thinking.

What defines a farmer? Exploring attitudes to scale in agriculture

What defines a farmer? Exploring attitudes to scale in agriculture

What defines a farmer? Exploring attitudes to scale in agriculture

Biodiversity: Turning crisis into opportunity

Biodiversity: Turning crisis into opportunity

Preserving our local habitat Unlike climate change, the biodiversity crisis has the big advantage that we can influence its effects on our habitat at a local level. Investing in nature and ...

Farmers at the Forefront of Sustainable Agriculture

Farmers at the Forefront of Sustainable Agriculture

Seven farmers share how they’re creating a lasting legacy for their family, their communities and nature.

Africa: Fighting for Biodiversity, One Plant At A Time

Africa: Fighting for Biodiversity, One Plant At A Time

A small group of people are gathering with spades, buckets and plants at a local wetland on a sunny autumn morning in Cape Town, South Africa. They're here to help the Princess Vlei Forum ...

Farming Better Isn’t Enough: We Need to Protect Land

Farming Better Isn’t Enough: We Need to Protect Land

These family farmers are proving that protecting farmland for future generations requires responsible land use off the farm and through the whole community.

High consumer expectations, low levels of appreciation make it tough to be a farmer, finds new research

High consumer expectations, low levels of appreciation make it tough to be a farmer, finds new research

Global Leadership Coalition’s Heartland Tour, a partnership aimed at showcasing and advancing ways for local farming to contribute to global progress, is one example.” In its latest ...

iEat Green Shares Interview with Eric Holt-Giménez, Talking About His New Book, “Can We Feed the World Without Destroying It?”

iEat Green Shares Interview with Eric Holt-Giménez, Talking About His New Book, “Can We Feed the World Without Destroying It?”

Eric Holt-Giménez, is the Executive Director of the Institute for Food and Development Policy (Food First) and author of a new book called, Can We Feed the World Without Destroying It?  ...

XAG Recognised for Sustainability Innovation in Tackling Rural Ageing at 2020 Reuters Responsible Business Awards

XAG Recognised for Sustainability Innovation in Tackling Rural Ageing at 2020 Reuters Responsible Business Awards

XAG received recognition for its sustainable farming solutions by Reuters Responsible Business Awards 2020, the world’s leading Awards celebrating leadership in sustainable business. ...

How small farms offer big solutions as global issues turn focus to home

How small farms offer big solutions as global issues turn focus to home

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