Top news of the week: 15.09.2020.

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Future Of Food

On Sep 8, 2020
@FarmingFutures shared
RT @AHDB_Cereals: Early career agronomists can find out about the latest research from AHDB by joining us for this years’ Agronomists’ Induction. Join us for a series of webinars in December. Register by 1 October to receive exclusive updates: https://t.co/DwzozufxDj #agronomy #cereals #potatoes https://t.co/7nxxHJHVQj
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Agronomists' Induction 2020

Agronomists' Induction 2020

Part of Agronomy Week 2020, the Agronomists’ Induction introduces new and student agronomists to AHDB

On Sep 10, 2020
@ICRAF shared
Researchers argue that farms with #trees can be havens for #biodiversity but #governments need to make changes to policies and incentives. Read 👇 https://t.co/6ivSAuzPxi
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Improving governance of trees can better conserve biodiversity

Improving governance of trees can better conserve biodiversity

Researchers argue that farms with trees can be havens for biodiversity but governments need to make changes to policies and incentives.

On Sep 9, 2020
@DaniNierenberg shared
RT @BloomsburyPub: [email protected], author of PERILOUS BOUNTY, interviewed with @DAniNierenberg at Food Talk (Food Tank’s Podcast)! https://t.co/FjMxTX5UOB
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New on the Podcast: The Future of Food Policy Has Big Implications for the Environment

New on the Podcast: The Future of Food Policy Has Big Implications for the Environment

On 'Food Talk with Dani Nierenberg,' learn about Kamala Harris on dietary guidelines, technology in the food system, and the need to expand SNAP.

On Sep 10, 2020
@SusFoodTrust shared
RT @AGreenerWorldUK: Great to see so many MPs supporting #BackBritishFarming day. But if #UKGovt allows food imports produced to lesser standards, UK farmers will face 2 options: lower their production standards to compete OR go out of business. Read our blog: https://t.co/3ojLrrVmKT #AgricultureBill https://t.co/EMSSAZvrOe
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What Price British Farming?

What Price British Farming?

The future of thousands of British farming families – and our hard-won environmental and animal welfare standards – is up for sale to the highest bidder.

On Sep 9, 2020
@SusFoodTrust shared
'The question "what should I eat" is looking down the wrong end of the telescope', argues farmer/author James Rebanks in a recent @guardian article. Instead, he suggests we turn our attention to the question "how should we farm?" @herdyshepherd1 https://t.co/8XHOKnzf44
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Enough with 'local' and 'organic'. We'll begin to eat well when we farm well

Enough with 'local' and 'organic'. We'll begin to eat well when we farm well

We need to know how and where our food is grown and thereby take more responsibility for the planet

On Sep 12, 2020
@UNEP shared
Marine plastic litter pollution is a global concern that threatens seas & the ocean, biodiversity, human health & economic activities. Learn more in our latest Foresight Brief: https://t.co/YJMlBHs0qk #CleanSeas #BeatPlasticPollution https://t.co/UPN7jOgfaP
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World Environment Situation Room

World Environment Situation Room

Agriculture, Forestry and Other Land Use (AFOLU) account for 23% of global GHG emissions, while broader food systems activities can represent up to 37% of global emissions …